Officers chased the suspect to 9th and Gilman streets and made an arrest. The suspect was taken to city jail.
Little information was available a day after the shooting at the car dealership but the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the initial shooting was “an act of domestic violence.”
Berkeley police spokesperson Officer Jessica Perry said several officers exchanged gunfire with a suspect at the car dealership. The victim was a woman who worked there, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect, an apartment tenant, told police he believed the worker he’d shot was a burglar, but the two men had met five days earlier during a different repair job, police said.
Police investigated a shooting in South Berkeley a day after another incident in the Southside.
The tenant made a maintenance request that would have allowed the worker to enter his apartment if nobody was home, police said.
The board — understaffed in recent months, with work piling up — would have two-thirds of its regular positions filled if Brent Blackaby is confirmed Tuesday.
As of Sept. 11, the Specialized Care Unit has expanded to seven-day-a-week service, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The man accusing a BPD sergeant of a racist attack in July 2022 filed a claim notice in January of this year with the city of Berkeley. It is unclear who, if anyone, knew about the allegations before then. The city’s own civilian police watchdog agency didn’t hear about it until Tuesday.
Sgt. David Marble is accused of attacking the man just for visiting his neighborhood in Antioch — telling him and the friend he was visiting “you all do not belong here” and “I am the law,” according to a federal civil suit.
The incentives are projected to cost $307,500, according to City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley. Other Bay Area police departments have offered bonuses at similar rates.
The City Council voted 6-1 to move forward with using the mass surveillance cameras for a two-year trial.