Man, woman critically injured in overnight Berkeley shooting

BERKELEY (KRON) — Police in Berkeley are investigating an overnight shooting that critically injured a man and a woman early Wednesday morning.

The shooting occurred just before 2 a.m. in the area of Tremont and Prince Street near the Ashby BART station, according to police.

The victims were sitting in a white car when they were shot. It is unclear if the shooting was targeted, police said.

The two victims are in critical condition and have been transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland.

It is unclear if any suspects are in custody.

Police believe the shooting was targeted.

Police are advising residents to avoid the area as they investigate the incident. Part of Tremont Street is closed. There is no estimated time when the street will reopen.

No further information is available at this time.

A KRON 4’s Averi Harper at the scene gathering more details.

Stay with us for updates.

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