The Berkeley Police Department is offering a $30,000 reward to anyone who can help solve a Jan. 22 South Berkeley double murder.
Oakland residents Rammar Johnson and Noel Turner, Jr., were shot in the head at around 2:40 a.m. as they sat in their car, which was parked near the corner of King and 63rd streets.
The BPD hopes that the reward, which will be paid to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators, will break open a case that has so far stymied investigators.
At a Jan. 30 town meeting on the murders, BPD Homicide Detective William Badour told South Berkeley residents that although most murder cases that are solved are solved within 72 hours of the crime, he held out hope that someone may have information on the shooting.
“In other cases like this that I’ve worked, there are people who have seen something but are reluctant to come forward,” he said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the BPD Homicide Detail at 981-5741.
Contact reporter Hank Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org.