Berkeley police are looking for a 27-year old Oakland man they believe is responsible for shooting two people in south Berkeley last week.

Doran Williams, Jr. allegedly shot and critically wounded a 57-year old woman and a 39-year old male who were sitting in a car near King and 63rd Streets around 11:03 am on May 20, according to a Berkeley Police Department press release. The two victims, whose names were not released, remain in the hospital, according to Lt. Andrew Greenwood.

Williams allegedly shot his victims because of a dispute, said Greenwood. Williams should be considered armed and dangerous.

“It was not a random act of violence,” said Greenwood. “It was directed at one of the victims. There’s not a predator on the loose.”

Anyone with information regarding Williams’ whereabouts, or the circumstances of the attack, is urged to call BPD Detectives at 981-5741 or BPD Communications at (510) 981-5900. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the Bay Area Crimes Stoppers (BACS) Tip Line at (800) 222-TIPS (8477). BACS offers a reward up to $2,000 for information relating to this case.

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman...