Readers asked Berkeleyside about several crimes over the past week: a carjacking and a catalytic converter theft Monday as well as three arson reports on New Year’s Day.
Police reported several felony arrests this week and Berkeleyside also received multiple inquiries about an arrest Thursday night.
An old friend of defendant Tony Walker said he confessed to a killing in June and had the same type of gun used in the crime just two days before the Seth Smith homicide.
The gunfire hit so close, police said, drywall from the ceiling fell onto the woman and girl in bed.
Police in southwest Berkeley responded to gunfire at Ashby Avenue and Dohr Street just before 1 p.m. Monday.
A bullet also struck the vehicle of a motorist driving north on San Pablo Avenue at the time of the shooting, police said.
Police arrested three young men after reports of gunfire, with one driver chasing another, in central Berkeley early Friday morning.
Police are investigating a shooting in West Berkeley that left two people wounded, authorities report.
Police responded to a shooting in southwest Berkeley on Wednesday afternoon. A young man in his late teens was wounded.
The Alameda County district attorney’s office filed felony charges Monday against 60-year-old Berkeley resident Tony Walker in the June killing of 19-year-old Cal student Seth Smith.
Berkeley police detectives have arrested a local man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Cal student who was walking on Dwight Way in West Berkeley in June.
Berkeley police have responded to a shooting at an apartment building on Dohr Street near Ashby Avenue that left one man wounded Tuesday night, authorities say. The investigation is underway.