“It doesn’t really feel like a relief yet, but it does feel like a huge weight is off my shoulders,” the victim’s mother told Berkeleyside.
Berkeley police detectives arrested 27-year-old Will Watson in Lake County, BPD said, and found him with two handguns, a silencer and multiple extended magazines for holding extra ammunition.
A falling out between childhood friends prompted a fatal shooting in 2016 — although the alleged killer had minimal connection to the dispute.
The family of Alex Goodwin Jr., fatally shot one year ago outside his home, has created an organization to honor him, and aims to hold its first backpack giveaway this weekend.
“I didn’t think I was going to get shot, but that’s what happened,” testified Janelle Davis on Wednesday.
A young man police say was targeted in “numerous recent” attempted shootings in Berkeley has been charged, along with two others, after a fight involving guns in March.
A 19-year-old man in custody after being found with an unregistered gun is facing new charges tied to two shootings in December.
A 24-year-old man arrested Wednesday in connection with a fatal shooting in Berkeley in September was charged with murder Friday by the Alameda County district attorney’s office.
Two teens described by police as “known gang members” were arrested with a loaded gun after authorities say they scared at least one woman while “banging” on doors and asking how to find BART.
An estimated 200 neighbors came out in force Sunday to San Pablo Park’s auditorium to share their worries and ideas following a spate of recent incidents involving gunfire.
Relatives and friends of a slain young rap musician killed outside his home in August repeatedly asked police Sunday to help them get justice for Alex Goodwin Jr.
Berkeley police investigators have had a busy week, handling not only the first homicide of 2017, but also making an arrest in the city’s last homicide of 2016.