A memorial was growing Thursday for a woman who was fatally shot while riding her bike in Berkeley Tuesday night.
Pamela Mullins, 50, was gunned down late Tuesday night next to Longfellow Middle School.
The crime scene was only a block from her apartment and her family said she was likely riding her bicycle home from a quick trip to the store.
Family and friends came visited a sidewalk memorial to light candles and pay their respects to Mullins.
"I just hate that it had to happen to her like that,” said Cathy White, the victim’s sister. “She loved her family anything we needed. The only thing we're hearing is that she was arguing w a man and a woman
Mullins worked as a caregiver. Neighbors say she'd only lived here a few months but was well known in the community.
“Everyone is in shock around here and well known to everyone,” said Thoette Shaw, a neighbor. “I have a daughter with special needs and she and my daughter got along very well and that's unusual and they just clicked from the very beginning.”
Cathy White described Mullin as someone who liked to dress up.
“She loved to dress,” White said. “Someone just took someone's life who meant a lot. When you take life you're not only taking theirs but those who loved them
Berkeley police declined to comment on any new developments or arrests.
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