BERKELEY (BCN/CBS SF) — Police in Berkeley announced the recent arrest of a female suspect in connection with a shooting that occurred last week.
Police described the suspect as a 21-year-old woman from Oakland, but did not release her name.READ MORE: Flash Flood Watches Issued As Storm Aims at Fire-Scarred Northern California
On Sept. 24 at 9:37 p.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Acton Street on a report of a shooting.
Responding officers located a woman in her 20s who had been struck by gunfire. The victim suffered a shattered elbow in the shooting.
Investigators determined the shooting occurred during a domestic violence dispute with the victim’s domestic partner.READ MORE: Amid the Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced Its Own Insurrection
On Tuesday, the suspect was arrested. Police said she admitted to the shooting and asked a family member to hide the handgun after the shooting.
On Thursday, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged the suspect with domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon as well as several criminal enhancements.
Berkeley police tweeted information about the case and an image of the firearm that was allegedly used.
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