1 woman dead, multiple victims stabbed after group of attacks in Berkeley, police say

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Sunday, September 24, 2023
1 woman dead after multiple victims stabbed in Berkeley: police
Three people were stabbed, one fatally, in a group of attacks in the Berkeley Hills on Saturday afternoon, police said.

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Three people were stabbed, one fatally, in a group of attacks in the Berkeley Hills on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The dead victim, a woman, was found in the 1000 block of Overlook Road, police said.

A person who fled the scene was later taken into custody at Gilman Street and Ninth Street after a chase by police.

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Police said they received numerous calls at about 12:30 p.m. reporting a person with a knife in the 900 block of Overlook Road, later updated to the 1000 block of Overlook Road. One caller said a person with a knife was chasing someone down the street, police said.

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A man and another woman were found wounded in the surrounding area. The man, who was chased down the street, suffered injuries to his hands and the woman was taken to a local hospital, police said.

As officers were on the way to the scene, they were advised that the suspect fled in a vehicle. Officers spotted the vehicle traveling away from the scene and pursued it until a collision occurred, and the suspect was arrested, police said.

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