Hayward Man Arrested in Connection with Berkeley Shooting that Injured 2

Charles Wood was arrested Wednesday.

A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting that afternoon in a South Berkeley neighborhood that injured two men, a police spokeswoman said.
The shooting was reported at about 4:30 p.m. near the corner of Russell and California streets, police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats said.

Related article: Police: Two Injured in Berkeley Shooting
Officers arriving found a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. They were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive their injuries, Coats said. Police later arrested Charles Wood, 21, of Hayward.

Coats said that investigators are still determining his exact involvement in the shooting. Police are actively looking for other suspects but Coats could not provide any descriptions. Woods was booked into jail early this morning and is being held on suspicion of assault with a firearm under $80,000 bail, according to jail records.
He was scheduled to be arraigned at 2 p.m. on Thursday in Wiley Manuel Courthouse in Oakland.

—By Bay City News
avi stachenfeld June 13, 2014 at 11:39 AM
"...being held for assault with a firearm under $80,000." Is assault with a firearm evaluated by the cost of the firearm?


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