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Thankfully, there were no major casualties in a south Berkeley residential neighborhood after a gunman sent one man and three women to a hospital around 1 a.m. The motive is unknown, but there’s no doubt the area is relatively shaken. The shooting follows a streak of sexual assaults in the city, one in which a man exposed himself to an unsuspecting woman who let him into her household.

Just a friendly reminder to Summer Session students, CalSo kids and jaded residents that no matter how deep in the Berkeley bubble you are, always watch your back and lock your doors. Oh, and try to stay away from those train tracks, too.

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Four injured in Berkeley shooting [Mercury News]