Shootings have been on the rise in Berkeley since 2018: There have already been twice as many this year as there were in 2020.
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.
“We must employ a variety of tactics to deter, intervene and investigate crimes,” West Berkeley Councilmember Terry Taplin said during Wednesday’s Zoom.
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.
Police identified Jose Paz-Leja as a convicted felon and “documented West Side Berkeley” gang member who has other gunfire arrests in the neighborhood.
Officer Cheri Miller committed no crime but she did violate city policy, according to the police investigation, and ultimately lost her job.
The shooter said he was defending himself after intervening in a domestic dispute where a woman had asked for help, according to court papers.
Police responded to Prince and California streets just before 5 p.m. for the shooting reports.
Police are investigating an attempted carjacking outside Monterey Market, gunfire on Sacramento Street, and the violent attempted robbery of a dog during a walk on Channing Way.
The man who was shot is expected to recover and has been charged with multiple violent felonies, police said. Viewer discretion is advised.