Updated: Berkeley Police Are Investigating Derby Street Homicde

By Bay City News
Thursday July 18, 2013 - 08:53:00 AM

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in South Berkeley last night, a police spokeswoman said.

The shooting was reported at 6:52 p.m. in the 1800 block of Derby Street between Grant Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Officer Jennifer Coats said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating and talking to witnesses in the area but have not identified any suspects, Coats said.

A story from the Bay Area News Group has identified the victim as a Berkeley High graduate, Jermaine Davis, 26. 

Anyone with information about the shooting has been asked to call Berkeley police at (510) 981-5980 or (510) 981-5900.