A man was hospitalized after being wounded in a shooting Monday evening in West Berkeley, authorities report.
At about 5:30 p.m, police responded to multiple calls of gunfire in a residential neighborhood near Sixth Street and Channing Way and found one person suffering from a gunshot wound, BPD Lt. Melanie Turner said.
The man, around 18-25 years old, was taken to Highland Hospital and is expected to survive, Turner said.
Officers contacted numerous witnesses in the area who said they heard a group of people arguing near LifeLong Medical Care Administrative Office, followed by a gunshot. Officers are canvassing the area for evidence and video surveillance.
In 2020, seven people were wounded but there were no gun-related fatalities.
Berkeley has now had 22 confirmed gunfire calls in 2022.
Senior news editor Emilie Raguso contributed reporting to this story after publication.