Police in Berkeley arrested two men over the weekend in connection with separate gun-related incidents: a recent brandishing call and an instance of gunfire in August.
BPD found multiple bullet casings after shots were fired near San Pablo Park around 7:25 p.m., while UCPD reported an armed robbery Southside later the same night.
Berkeley police arrested a man with a firearm Thursday night after officers heard a gunshot in South Berkeley, authorities report.
An arrest was made after three incidents on Aug. 14 when people were assaulted in cafés, including Paris Baguette and Café Mezzo, police report.
Bullets “riddled” a car Southside Friday night, according to the Berkeley Police. Two 24-year-old former UC Berkeley students who were minutes away from getting into the 2004 BMW said they “consider ourselves lucky.”
A woman took a child from a father going to Habitot, a man shot a gun inside his home, a business owner was attacked when he confronted a man outside his shop, and more in this week's Berkeley crime roundup.
A Berkeley man has been charged with multiple felonies after he held a gun on his adopted daughters and threatened to kill them, according to police, then fired his gun outside their home when one of the girls ran away.
An 18-year-old under investigation for gang-related shootings in Berkeley and on the freeway was arrested carrying an assault pistol, according to court papers.
Two men and a woman on opposite sides of a South Berkeley shoot-out have been charged with attempted murder, according to court papers and police.
Authorities investigated an early-morning gunfire report Sunday near UC Berkeley but found no victims, police say.
A 25-year-old man who was shot in West Berkeley turned up at the hospital with serious injuries Friday night, police report. Police found a vehicle riddled with bullet holes and a nearby house was also hit by gunfire.
As of September, the Berkeley Police Department had tallied 21 confirmed incidents of gunfire in the city in 2019. The University of California Police Department has had one shooting, at People's Park, which was fatal.