A woman was fatally shot late Tuesday night as she rode her bike on a street near Berkeley’s Longfellow Middle School, authorities said.
Berkeley police officer Randy Files said authorities got a 911 call reporting on person down on the street at 1500 Derby St.
Arriving officers found the middle aged woman unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound on the sidewalk.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident was being investigated as a homicide – the fourth in Berkeley this year.
Police are asking anyone with information on the case to call the department's homicide unit at (510) 981-5741, the non-emergency number at (510) 981-5900, or Bay Area Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous, police said.
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