Two weeks after the trial began, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found Anthony Durant guilty of gunning down his childhood friend Christian Sheppard during a dice game in South Berkeley in 2015.
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 […]
A memorial has been growing for Christian Sheppard near the site of his fatal shooting earlier this week. Photo: Emilie Raguso The father of two who was fatally shot Tuesday night in South Berkeley had been playing dice with the man who has been charged with killing him after emptying 16 rounds from a semiautomatic handgun […]
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. […]
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 […]
Residents watch police search the 1600 block of Russell Street for the suspect in a shooting. Photo: David Yee Update, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. Police arrested Anthony Durant, 24, in the case, and identified the victim as 24-year-old Christian Sheppard. See the update. Update, Oct. 7, 1:30 a.m. Russell and Julia streets are now open. Police are […]
The body of a Berkeley woman was found last week at Point Isabel in Richmond. Photo: Kathy The death of a Berkeley woman whose body was found floating in the water near a Richmond park last week is now believed to be suspicious, and police are investigating. A park user at the Point Isabel Regional Shoreline […]