Homeless man shot on 2100 block of Kittredge Street

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Berkeley Police Department officers responded to a shooting on the 2100 block of Kittredge St. at approximately 3:30 a.m.Thursday, according to BPD officer Andrew Frankel.

The suspect had engaged in a heated argument with a 39-year-old homeless man before opening fire from the parking lot near the gas pumps of Touchless Car Wash. The homeless man, standing across the street at the front of 2165 Kittredge St, was not injured during the incident, though bullet markings were found on the facade of 2165 Kittredge St., Frankel noted.

According to Frankel, the suspect fled south on Fulton Street and west on Bancroft Way after the incident, and currently remains at large.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 6’ and 6’3’’ in height, and of thin build. He wore a black t-shirt with a design on the front, tan pants, white shoes and a dark bucket hat.

Witnesses or community members who have more information or are able to identify the suspect are encouraged to contact BPD at (510) 981-5741.

Ivana Saric is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @ivanas26.