Gunfire near UC Berkeley prompts WarnMe alert

Authorities said gunfire broke out during a conflict between the occupants of two vehicles near College and Derby on Monday at about 7:45 p.m.

Gunfire near UC Berkeley prompts WarnMe alert
A Berkeley police cruiser in October 2023. Emilie Raguso/Aipsasiamedia

Berkeley police responded to gunfire Monday night about a half-mile from the UC Berkeley campus.

No one was hurt, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.

Authorities said gunfire broke out during a conflict between the occupants of two vehicles near College Avenue and Derby Street at about 7:45 p.m.

Everyone was gone when officers got to the scene, Berkeley police said.

Read more about crime near UC Berkeley.

Officers found evidence of gunfire and blocked the area for a period of time during the investigation.

As of Oct. 30, Berkeley has had 30 shootings in 2023 with seven people wounded. BPD also had a fatal police shooting in Albany.

Berkeley shootings in 2023: The definitive gunfire map
As of Oct. 21, Berkeley has had 29 shootings in 2023 with seven people wounded. BPD also had a fatal police shooting in Albany.

UCPD sent out a WarnMe alert about the shooting just after 9:15 p.m.

The Scanner will update this article if additional information becomes available.

🚨
A reader asked us about this incident, which resulted in this report. Have questions about crime in Berkeley? Alert Aipsasiamedia.