The Berkeley Police Department had tallied 28 confirmed incidents of gunfire in the city in 2019. UCPD had one shooting, at People’s Park, which was fatal.
Police believe that Calvin Kelley was the third person killed in one day by the suspect, Stefon Jefferson.
UC Berkeley police are investigating ties between a homicide in People’s Park, and two other homicides that happened within a short time frame on Friday.
It’s Berkeley’s first homicide since January 2017. The man’s name has not been released.