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Oakland Man Arrested in Berkeley Shooting

Dennis Culver (BCN)
Thursday June 26, 2014 - 09:35:00 PM

An Oakland man was arrested this morning in connection with a shooting in Berkeley that sent two people to the hospital earlier this month, but a second suspect remains at large, police said today. 

Donzale Mejia, 22, was taken into custody this morning in Oakland after officers served three search warrants in Berkeley and one in Oakland in connection with the June 11 shooting, according to Officer Jennifer Coats.  

Mejia and Anthony Durant, 23, of Berkeley are the prime suspects in the shooting, Coats said. 

Durant has not been arrested yet and is wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. 

Police said the shooting occurred on June 11 at 4:33 p.m. in the area of Russell and California streets. 

Officers arrived at the scene to find two men, 18 and 21 years old, suffering from non life-threatening gunshot wounds. Both men were transported to the hospital. 

Police are asking anyone with knowledge of Durant's whereabouts to call (510) 981-5741 or (510) 981-5900. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Bay Area Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.