TBS Today, Aug. 10

We are thrilled to announce that TBS is a finalist in the 2023 LION Local Journalism Awards in the category of new business of the year in the micro revenue tier.

We got the exciting news last week but it was under embargo until today.

Berkeley Scanner is a finalist for LION journalism awards
The Scanner is one of 74 independent news organizations selected as finalists across 10 award categories.

We also reported on a shooting Thursday that sent a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. It happened in the 3200 block of Adeline Street in broad daylight.

Here's what we know.

Man shot in South Berkeley on Adeline Street
It’s the third gunfire call in Berkeley this week, but the first to have left someone wounded.

That brings Berkeley to 19 shootings in 2023. Five people have been wounded. There have been no fatalities.

Our gunfire map has been freshly updated, which we do right after every shooting. Bookmark it for the latest, most accurate gunfire information in Berkeley.

Berkeley gunfire map: Shootings and gunfire in 2023
As of Aug. 10, Berkeley has had 19 shootings in 2023, including one on the freeway. Five people had been wounded. None were fatal.

Last night we spent some time on Addison Street for a disturbance that required police negotiators to talk down a man in distress.

We shared several updates and photos on Twitter. Here's the final one.

In case you missed it

Berkeley police investigate possible ‘roving gun battle’
No victims have been located, but police have located multiple shooting scenes and at least two vehicles damaged by gunfire.
Convicted bank robber strikes again in Berkeley — arrested
Alden Moore, 57, served more than 10 years in federal prison after a bank robbery conviction in the ’90s, prison officials confirmed.
Pak Ho robbery-murder trial: DA’s office reduces charges
“He was a neighbor. He was a father. And he was loved,” prosecutor Peter McGuiness told the jury. But, to his killers, he was “an easy mark.”
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