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 July, the Berkeley Police Department had tallied 16 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.
Berkeley police are investigating a report of gunfire between at least two people at 62nd and King streets, near the Oakland border, Wednesday evening, authorities say.
Police believe that Calvin Kelley was the third person killed in one day by the suspect, Stefon Jefferson.
UC Berkeley police are investigating ties between a homicide in People's Park, and two other homicides that happened within a short time frame on Friday.
It's Berkeley's first homicide since January 2017. The man's name has not been released.
Berkeley had 15 robberies in less than a week. They included a man with a gun who took a phone from a 17-year-old girl and a man who punched an 18-year-old jogger and knocked him unconscious.