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*Berkeley Police ID Anthony Price and Stephon Anthony in Triple Murder

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Police today released the names of two suspects who were arrested Saturday after a fatal shooting in Berkeley that led to a vehicle pursuit and crash in Oakland that killed two bystanders. Anthony Price, a 24-year-old Oakland resident, and Stephon Anthony, a 22-year-old San Leandro resident, were arrested after the crash, Berkeley police spokesman Andrew Frankel said. Officers also recovered two assault weapons from their vehicle, according to Frankel. Two other suspects in the case remained outstanding as of this afternoon. The incident began shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday when a Berkeley police officer heard gunshots in the area of Allston Way and 10th Street in West Berkeley, police said. Officers responded and found a 25-year-old Berkeley man on Allston Way west of San Pablo Avenue. He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Frankel said investigators were not releasing his name this afternoon. As the officers were arriving, they saw a Cadillac occupied by four men fleeing the area. The officers pursued the Cadillac through Berkeley and into Oakland, where it crashed into a Mazda and a pedestrian at Aileen Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, police said. Both the pedestrian and the driver of the Mazda were killed. The driver of the Mazda has been identified as 27-year-old Brentwood resident Todd Perea, Frankel said. Police were not releasing the name of the pedestrian because the victim’s family has not yet been notified, Frankel said. After the crash, police arrested Price and Anthony, but the other two suspects managed to flee the area on foot. Berkeley and Oakland police searched the area using a helicopter and police dogs into the early morning hours, but didn’t find the two outstanding suspects. Frankel said they should both be considered armed and dangerous, but police were not releasing any description of them this afternoon. Frankel said the officers had followed protocol in the pursuit and were chasing suspects who were involved in a violent crime involving great bodily injury. “The pursuit was very much by the book,” Frankel said. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information.

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  • VERY UNFORTUNATE. Sad to see young Black men suffer from such a distorted reality caused by generations of unsolved and unattended issues in society. What will it take for our people to wake up!

  • ducking a#$ holes….i hope they die a slow death and get raped in the a$%. I also hope that rafeal and samuel get caught and fry. what losers….killing an innocent man. and they are all ugly and must come from ducked up homes….

  • These two need to fry…. Why stand over someone and murder them, When they are not involved in no sort of crime what so ever…