Dramatic aerial footage from the Contra Costa County sheriff’s helicopter shows the pursuit as it happened.
Police found casings but no victims at University Avenue and West Frontage Road, authorities said.
Bryant survived and has announced plans to sue the city.
Police investigated two shootings, made two hate crime arrests and seized several guns during traffic stops. Strangers attacked two older women.
A series of armed robberies has unnerved bike riders along popular scenic East Bay roads.
This makes the fourth reported armed robbery of a bike in the hills in recent weeks, in addition to at least one other attempted armed robbery.
“We must employ a variety of tactics to deter, intervene and investigate crimes,” West Berkeley Councilmember Terry Taplin said during Wednesday’s Zoom.
“Our community needs to be made aware,” said a cyclist who asked to remain anonymous because the investigation is underway.
Berkeley Police Chief Jen Louis said detectives have “some very promising investigative leads” and that she’s put extra officers on patrol.
Police said the 19-year-old harassed his ex-girlfriend with texts that became “threatening and aggressive” and fired a “warning shot” outside her home.
Officer Cheri Miller committed no crime but she did violate city policy, according to the police investigation, and ultimately lost her job.
Police arrested a 34-year-old Berkeley man on Thursday after he reportedly set his home on fire and was outside “acting erratically” with a loaded shotgun, authorities said.