Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2016 identified

BERKELEY (KRON) — The man who was fatally shot late Thursday night in Berkeley has been identified as 22-year-old Alex Goodwin.

Goodwin, a Berkeley resident, was found unresponsive in the area of Mabel and Burnett streets after officers responded at 11:58 p.m. on a report of shots fired.

He was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead, according to police.

Information about the suspect or suspects was not immediately available, but police said the shooting did not appear to be random.

Goodwin is Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2016.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call investigators with the Berkeley Police Department at (510) 981-5741.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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