Man in critical condition after shooting

January 12, 2009 10:14:14 AM PST
Officers in Berkeley are investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds Sunday night.

Police responded to reports of an argument on the 1100 block of Parker Street at about 8:15 p.m. and heard a several gunshots they thought were fired near the 2500 block of 10th Street, according to the Berkeley Police Department.

Officers reported finding a man suffering multiple gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk near a Bank of America Parking lot at 2546 San Pablo Ave.

The victim was transported to Alameda County Medical Center where he was in critical condition this morning, a police officer said.

A search of the area aided by a California Highway Patrol air unit and a Richmond police K-9 team yielded no arrests, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Berkeley Police Department at (510) 981-5741 or (510) 981-5900. Anonymous information can be given through the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.


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