Three suspects have been arrested for the deadly shooting in the south campus area of Berkeley earlier this month. The incident happened on October 8 at 1:05 a.m.
Four-man were walking back to their cars after a night out in the area when they were approached by two suspects. The news release says that the suspects started a fight and opened fire.
One of the man shot was a 29-year-old and had succumbed to his injuries.
Investigation reveals video footage from the area and the three suspects were identified. Warrants were obtained for their arrest.
Berkeley PD detectives along with members of the U.S Marshalls Northern California Fugitive Task Force performed simultaneous search/arrest warrants in Oakland and Union City on the night of Oct. 25. All three suspects were taken into custody. A number of firearms, including unregistered “ghost guns” were found during the searches and arrests.
Officers also discovered evidence of ghost guns being produced.
“This shooting was one of the most horrific acts of violence our community has experienced in recent memory,” the news release read. “We are thankful we were able to bring those responsible for the violence to justice and we are grateful for the community’s continued support.”