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New: Man Shot in South Berkeley

Scott Morris (BCN)
Wednesday August 06, 2014 - 10:58:00 AM

A man shot in South Berkeley on Sunday night was hospitalized but is expected to survive, according to police. 

The shooting was reported at 9:25 p.m. Sunday near the corner of Sacramento Street and Alcatraz Avenue, police said. 

Officers checking on reports of possible gunshots were flagged down by someone who told them a shooting victim was about two blocks away in the 3200 block of Sacramento Street, police said. 

The officers found a 24-year-old man suffering from a bullet wound there. He was taken to a hospital and his injuries are not considered life-threatening. 

Police are investigating how the man was shot but have not released any information about a possible suspect or motive. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Berkeley police at (510) 981-5741 or (510) 981-5900. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers tip line at (800) 222-8477.