The incident began at about 2:15 p.m. when police tried to stop the man in connection with a murder case from another jurisdiction.
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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.
A young woman in her 20s was also wounded in Tuesday night’s shooting, but she is expected to survive.
It is Berkeley’s second fatal shooting of the year. Last year, there were no homicides in Berkeley.
The initial call came in at 1:44 p.m. and police said they didn’t receive any reports of injuries.
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