For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5881


Berkeley, California (Monday, July 21, 2008) - UPDATE - Gabriel Alejo, 18 of Berkeley, wanted in connection with the above shooting turned himself in this morning at 04:30 am to the Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies (Santa Rita County Jail).  He was booked for 4 counts of PC 245(a)(2)-Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  He is being held on $100,000 bail and will be arraigned Friday afternoon at 2:00 pm at the Wiley Manual Courthouse Rm 112.

City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) Homicide Detectives are requesting the community’s help in locating Gabriel Alejo 18, of Berkeley, Ca.  Witness cooperation led to Alejo’s identification as the person responsible for shooting four people standing in front of a residence on the 1500 block of Russell St. just after 1:30 am on Sunday, 7-20-08. 

Later that morning, members of the BPD executed a search warrant at Alejo’s residence on the 1900 block of 6th St., but Alejo was not at home.  

Gabriel Alejo is described as:

G. AlejoHispanic Male, 18 years old
5-09, 155 lbs and should be
considered armed and dangerous

Anyone having any information regarding Alejo’s whereabouts, the community is encouraged to the BPD Homicide Detail at (510) 981-5741 or Berkeley Police Dispatch at 981-5900.  For crimes in progress, call 911 or (510) 981-5911 from your cell phone.

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