The shooting occurred near the intersection of Ashby and California in south Berkeley on Saturday afternoon

One man was taken to Highland Hospital this afternoon with a non-life threatening gunshot wound after he was shot from a car that was in the vicinity of Ashby Avenue and California Street in Berkeley at around 2:30pm Saturday afternoon.

According to the Berkeley Police, the department received a first call at 2:34 pm today from people saying they had heard loud reports of gunshots.

At present it is believed there was one shooter and the police say the shots came from a blue, four-door vehicle. The victim is also believed to have been in a car at the time of the shooting. The police are currently investigating the crime and actively looking for the blue vehicle.

Anyone with any information should contact the 24-hour BPD non-emergency number of (510) 981-5900. If a community member wishes  to remain anonymous, he/she is encouraged to call the Bay Area  Crimes Stoppers (BACS) at (800)-222-TIPS (8477).

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...