Police said Thursday the gun a Seattle parolee allegedly used to fire at officers in the Bayview district earlier this month — and with which he then killed himself — has been found. Read More
San Francisco police on Thursday released a photo of the gun allegedly used to fire at officers by Kenneth Harding July 16 in the Bayview District. Read More
Despite the increasing popularity of car sharing, the service is unavailable for many San Francisco residents in low-income neighborhoods such as Bayview-Hunters Point.
Supervisor Malia Cohen, who represents the Bayview and other neighborhoods in the southeast part of The City such as Visitacion Valley, lashed out at car-share companies this week for not providing services for her district. Read More
Here in the land of easy outrage and protest, I hope it’s not too late to ask our fist-pumping agitators to occasionally get it right.
Like maybe express anger over the senseless shooting of 11-year-old Linda Ngo in the Western Addition last week by reputed gangbangers who recklessly fired bullets in the air.
Or perhaps you could work up a froth over the fact that BART police still carry firearms, and hold a rally calling for them to be re-stocked with pellet guns. Read More
The brother of a man killed in a recent shooting that involved San Francisco police in the city’s Bayview district has been arrested in connection with a murder in Seattle, police said today. Ondrell Harding, 21, was arrested Tuesday night south of Seattle as a suspect in the beating death of a 50-year-old man in Seattle on Saturday, Seattle police Detective Mark Jamieson said. Read More
The story of the officer-involved shooting that roiled the Bayview in recent weeks has only grown more complicated with each new fact released.
Although police Chief Greg Suhr has emphasized transparency during his new administration, the department’s incremental release of information may actually have stoked anger over the incident. Read More
The mother of Kenneth Harding, Jr. begged police Monday to release more information on her son’s July 16 fatal shooting while fleeing from officers in the Bayview, as her attorney said the official version of events keeps changing.
“I’m angry, and I’m hurt, and I want the truth, and I want justice to be done,” Denika Chatman, 38, said at a news conference in the offices of Oakland attorney John Burris. Read More
The family of Kenneth Harding, who died during an alleged firefight with cops in the Bayview on July 16, has tapped Oakland attorney John Burris to represent them, the lawyer said in a statement Monday. Read More
When a 19-year-old black man was shot to death in a firefight after allegedly firing at two police officers July 16, somebody collected much of the available evidence — and it wasn’t a cop.
Video shows a young man in a gray striped hooded sweatshirt picking up an item that police call the gun of Kenneth Harding Jr. Police say Harding’s cellphone and several shell casings also disappeared. Read More
A man who was thought to have died from an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco last weekend appears instead to have been killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, investigators revealed Thursday.Kenneth Harding Jr., a 19-year-old Seattle resident, allegedly ran from officers who had attempted to detain him Saturday for fare evasion at a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail stop at Third Street and Palou Avenue. Read More