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Posted inCrime & Safety, Schools

17-year-old arrested in attempted murder

Berkeley police have arrested a 17-year-old Berkeley High School junior in connection with allegedly shooting his 14-year-old best friend on Oct. 30. The shooting happened at 3:26 p.m. in the 1500 block of Alcatraz Avenue. The 17-year-old and 14-year-old Berkeley High freshman were at the 17-year-old’s Alcatraz Avenue apartment when the shooting happened. Police have […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety, Schools

Berkeley police arrest man suspected of murder

Berkeley police have arrested a 21-year-old Bay Point man in connection with the Tuesday shooting on Sacramento Street that left 35-year-old Gary Ferguson Jr. dead and another man in serious condition. Brandon Wallace has been charged with murder and attempted murder, according to Sgt. Mary Kusmiss, a spokeswoman for the police department. She did not […]