Monday night’s shooting was the second confirmed incident of gunfire in Berkeley this year.
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The woman, a 43-year-old mother, was on her way to meet her husband and their three children for lunch when the crash happened.
The Berkeley Fire Department rushed the woman to Highland Hospital in an effort to save her life. She was not breathing and had no pulse.
The 23-year-old Berkeley man was walking home when four men demanded his property, then stabbed him when he fought to keep it.
Ernestine Bankston, 85, was identified as the victim in the early morning fire, the coroner’s office reported.
The driver was a teenage girl with out-of-state license plates, according to preliminary information.
One neighbor said there had been two serious crashes at the intersection in less than 24 hours, following a third bad crash several weeks prior.
Police arrested three young men after reports of gunfire, with one driver chasing another, in central Berkeley early Friday morning.
Authorities say a man caught on video being shot by Berkeley police with a round from a “less-lethal” weapon had been threatening a convenience store clerk with a knife just before officers got to the scene.
Three teenage boys and two adults from Oakland attacked a woman walking in South Berkeley on Saturday night during a robbery that was interrupted by a Berkeley police officer who happened to be nearby, authorities say.