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Woman dead, among 3 stabbed in Berkeley Hills Saturday; Suspect arrested

PIX Now Evening Edition 9-23-23
PIX Now Evening Edition 9-23-23 10:44

BERKELEY -- Three people were stabbed, one fatally, in a group of attacks in the Berkeley Hills on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The dead victim, a woman, was found in the 1000 block of Overlook Road, police said.

A person who fled the scene was later taken into custody at Gilman Street and Ninth Street after a chase by police.

Police said they received numerous calls about 12:30 p.m. reporting a person with a knife in the 900 block of Overlook Road, later updated to the 1000 block of Overlook Road. One caller said a person with a knife was chasing someone down the street, police said.

A man and another woman were found wounded in the surrounding area. The man, who was chased down the street, suffered injuries to his hands and the woman was taken to a local hospital, police said.

As officers were on the way to the scene, they were advised that the suspect fled in a vehicle.

Officers spotted the vehicle traveling away from the scene and pursued it until a collision occurred and the suspect was arrested, police said.

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