Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Two young men have now been charged with a pair of gang-related shootings in Berkeley earlier this year after a new arrest last week, according to court papers.
Two teenagers with serious gunshot wounds drove themselves to the hospital Saturday night but are expected to survive, authorities in Berkeley report.
Police found bullet casings, a mask and blood spatter in a Mercedes linked to the shooting in May, and two guns nearby that detectives tied to the shooting and car, documents show.
Investigations into back-to-back gang-related shootings on the same night have led to felony charges against two young men, according to police.
No victims were found in either of two nearby locations where shell casings were found.
A man was shot Friday night in South Berkeley, authorities report, but he is expected to survive.
A man described by authorities as a “ringleader” in West Berkeley’s Waterfront gang has been charged with two Oakland murders dating back to 2009, as well as an attempted murder.
The documented gang member charged with shooting a rival gang associate in the leg on Halloween went by the street name “Savage,” according to court papers.
Self-defense was not a factor for five young men, including three from Berkeley, charged in the fatal shooting of a lone 24-year-old in Oakland last year, a judge ruled this week.
Jose Paz-Leja, 26, of Berkeley, a known member of the West Side Berkeley Norteño gang, was charged Tuesday with three felonies and an enhancement, says BPD.
Two men — including a teenager walking his dog — were shot in the leg while walking in the same South Berkeley neighborhood in the past two weeks, police report.