Berkeley police handled three separate shooting investigations in recent days, including one that broke a woman’s window — police do not believe she was intentionally targeted — and one at a cannabis dispensary, authorities report.
Police ask anyone with information to call BPD’s Homicide Unit at 510-981-5741
Berkeley has had more than 40 confirmed incidents of gunfire this year. (An update to our 2021 gunfire map is forthcoming.)
On Friday, just after 12:30 a.m., police got multiple reports of possible gunfire in the area of Cedar and Sacramento streets in North Berkeley. Officers responded to the area but were unable to find anything to confirm the reports. The next day, however, a resident in the 1500 block of Holly Street found bullet holes in her window and alerted police.
BPD said the resident did not appear, from the preliminary investigation, to have been intentionally targeted in the shooting.
One local resident told Berkeleyside he and others heard Friday morning’s gunfire, which had damaged the home of a longtime neighbor on the block. In an email on Friday evening, he said, “our neighbor sent a message to a group email wondering if anyone else had bullet holes