Berkeley has had at least 41 confirmed gunfire calls in 2022. Berkeleyside created the 2022 Berkeley gunfire map to track what happened.
Click the rectangle in the upper left corner of the gunfire map to see a list of incidents; click any marker for basic info on each one.
As of this time last year, there had been 49 incidents of confirmed gunfire in Berkeley. Seven had left people wounded and none were fatal.
In the 2022 Berkeley gunfire map, fatal shootings are marked in red and shootings where someone was wounded but survived are marked orange. The rest are marked yellow.
BPD has told Berkeleyside that police consider a gunfire call to have been confirmed if officers find evidence such as bullet casings, property damage or a victim at the scene. UCPD and Oakland have ShotSpotter gunfire detection systems that can also be used to confirm these reports. Police ask anyone with information about any of these incidents to call BPD’s Homicide Detail at 510-981-5741.
Berkeley had 52 confirmed gunfire calls in 2021. Seven people were wounded but there were no homicides.
Berkeleyside will update this map when confirmed gunfire is reported. Hear gunfire in Berkeley? Please let us know. You can also share photos and video from the scene. (We will keep you anonymous.)