Police investigate shooting near San Pablo Park

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Police are investigating the shooting of a man near San Pablo Park on Saturday.

Berkeley Police Department received reports of gunshots in the area about 6:40 p.m., according to a Nixle alert sent Saturday night. Officers then responded to a report of a victim on the 1300 block of Russell Street, where they found a man with a gunshot wound. The victim has been transported to a local hospital, and the injury is not life-threatening, according to BPD Lt. Andrew Rateaver.

Police investigating on Russell Street advised avoiding the area Saturday, according to the alert. As of Sunday, the investigation is still ongoing, with police still looking for suspects, according to Rateaver.

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