Footage from inside the business and officers’ body cams shows the moment Berkeley police officers shot Lamar Walker, who they say had just killed his ex, Alonna Gallon.
Described by her family as “shy and goofy,” Alonna Gallon, 24, of Richmond, was killed by her son’s father, Lamar Walker, authorities say.
A complaint against Jonah Jeremiah Roper named the woman he killed as Maura Claire Ghizzoni, who was identified in records of his previous criminal cases as his mother.
Jonah Jeremiah Roper, 36, was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, child abuse, elder abuse, auto theft and burglary, according to jail records.
Officers chased the suspect to 9th and Gilman streets and made an arrest. The suspect was taken to city jail.
Police say two men opened fire on a group after starting a fight with them at a busy Southside intersection, killing 29-year-old Isamaeli Mata’afa.
Family, Berkeley High friends and soccer teammates said a final goodbye to Jazy and Angel Sotelo Garcia on Thursday, marking a “new chapter” of their grief.
As of Nov. 30, three people had been killed and 15 wounded in shootings in Berkeley this year. There have been at least 41 confirmed gunfire incidents.
Police say Alex Goodwin Jr., a 22-year-old musician from South Berkeley, was not his killer’s intended target.
Tony Walker described himself as a “washed-up nobody” who probably deserved to die in prison.
Until now, the motive for the fatal shooting has been shrouded in mystery. That is set to change Monday as part of a recent plea deal.
According to detectives, the killer’s grandmother watched him stage the crime scene and waited to call police so he could make his escape.