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Posted inCrime

Defendant in 2015 Berkeley murder case headed to trial

Christian Sheppard, shown here with one of his daughters, was shot and killed Oct. 6, 2015. His childhood friend Anthony Durant has been charged with killing him and will stand trial. Photo: Niya Richardson After hearing sometimes chilling testimony from three witnesses at a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Alameda County Superior Court, Judge Trina Thompson ordered Anthony Durant to stand […]

Posted inObituaries

Remembering Christian Sheppard

Christian and his youngest daughter Haylee, who is 5 months old. Photo: Niya Richardson More than 100 friends and family members attended a candlelight vigil Wednesday night for a Berkeley father of two who was killed Tuesday evening in South Berkeley. Christian Sheppard, 24, was fatally shot in the 1600 block of Russell Street. He will be deeply missed by his community. […]

Posted inCrime

Police make arrest in fatal shooting of 24-year-old

Christian Sheppard was shot and killed in the 1600 block of Russell Street on Tuesday. Photo: David Yee Christian Sheppard was shot and killed in the 1600 block of Russell Street on Tuesday. Photo: David Yee Berkeley police have announced the arrest of 24-year-old Anthony Durant following a fatal shooting Tuesday night in South Berkeley. Police identified the man […]