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
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
In a shocking announcement Thursday, San Francisco officials said they now believe that the young black man killed Saturday during a gun battle with police fatally shot himself. Read More
Police Chief Greg Suhr was met with a hail of boos, jeers and curses by members of the Bayview community Wednesday night, prompting an early end to a planned dialogue about Saturday’s fatal shooting of an armed parolee by officers. Read More
The San Francisco Police Department defended itself Monday against claims two cops fatally shot an unarmed man in the Bayview district last weekend, releasing evidence suggesting the suspect had first fired at them. Read More
A parolee considered a person of interest in the recent killing of a pregnant woman in Seattle was fatally shot by Bayview police officers Saturday afternoon after firing at them while fleeing detainment for evading a Muni fare, police Chief Greg Suhr said Sunday. Read More
A likely parolee from out of state was fatally shot by Bayview police officers Saturday afternoon after firing a gun at them while fleeing detainment for evading a Muni fare, police Chief Greg Suhr said Sunday.The 19-year-old man -- who has not yet been publicly identified by police or the medical examiner’s office -- was detained by two officers at about 4:45 p.m. on the Muni platform at Third Street and Oakdale Avenue. Read More
The San Francisco Arts Commission unveiled the first restoration of its ArtCare initiative this morning outside of The City’s Hall of Justice building.Located at the corner of Seventh and Bryant streets, the 30-foot sculpture titled “Hall of Justice” by late San Francisco artist Peter Voulkos had “aged and weathered its fair share of vandalism,” said Interim Arts Director JD Beltran. Read More
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr will be holding a community meeting today to discuss Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting on Gough Street that injured a wanted parolee.The meeting is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Northern Police Station at 1125 Fillmore St. Read More