Police shooting

A U.S. Park Police vehicle. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man shot by park police in SF had gun, but never fired it, defense attorney says

The man shot Tuesday by a U.S. Park Police officer in San…

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD identifies homicide suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

San Francisco police have identified a suspect in a shooting Friday evening…

 

A crowd of people stand in support for Justice and Love for Alex Nieto during a rally for Alex Nieto outside the federal courthouse in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. A jury later determined the four San Francisco police officers who shot and killed Nieto in Bernal Heights Park did not use excessive force. (Emma Chiang/Special to SF Examiner)

Officer involved in fatal shooting near Stern Grove also involved in 2014 Nieto shooting

One of two officers involved in a fatal police shooting near San…

 

The funeral procession for Philando Castile heads up Summit Avenue to The Cathedral of Saint Paul on Thursday in St. Paul, Minn. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP)

How Castile told officer about gun critical in final moments

MINNEAPOLIS — The final moments before Philando Castile was killed by a…

The funeral procession for Philando Castile heads up Summit Avenue to The Cathedral of Saint Paul on Thursday in St. Paul, Minn. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP)
Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF officer involved in recent shooting reassigned to bureau handling reforms

A San Francisco police officer involved in one of the latest fatal…

Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Sacramento police shoot, kill knife-waving suspect

SACRAMENTO — Two Sacramento police officers fatally shot a knife-waving suspect in…

In this photo made from video, Alton Sterling is detained by two Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. (Arthur Reed via AP)

Feds open investigation into deadly Louisiana police shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. — The U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights…

In this photo made from video, Alton Sterling is detained by two Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. (Arthur Reed via AP)
Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police union slams mayor for remarks against officer in Bayview shooting

The often bellicose San Francisco police union has now aimed its rhetorical…

Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Officers work a crime scene in the Bayview on May 19 where Jessica Williams, 29, was shot and killed by police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Community meetings after police shootings may be old practice

It’s been a week since a Bayview police sergeant shot and killed…

Officers work a crime scene in the Bayview on May 19 where Jessica Williams, 29, was shot and killed by police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Jurors hear opening statements in Nieto civil rights trial

Attorneys for the family of Alejandro “Alex” Nieto and The City told…

Raleigh police officers investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bragg and East Streets in east Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. (Chris Seward/The News and Observer via AP)

Man fatally shot by North Carolina police officer

RALEIGH, N.C. — A police officer fatally shot a man whom he…

Raleigh police officers investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bragg and East Streets in east Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. (Chris Seward/The News and Observer via AP)

Mario Woods family lawyers call for independent federal investigation into the December police killing

While protesters shouted down Mayor Ed Lee Monday at a celebration commemorating…

Nieto case to head to trial with contradictory stories from witness, police

The federal civil rights trial against the city and county of San…

Christopher Muhammad, San Francisco Bay Area Minister of the Nation of Islam, speaking to protesters at a Mario Woods gathering in front of the police headquarters on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015. (Michael Barba / SF Examiner)

Mario Woods protest prompts SFPD to cancel Suhr’s forum on black community relations

San Francisco police on Tuesday canceled a forum about police relations with…

Christopher Muhammad, San Francisco Bay Area Minister of the Nation of Islam, speaking to protesters at a Mario Woods gathering in front of the police headquarters on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015. (Michael Barba / SF Examiner)
A makeshift memorial set up Sunday for a man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies Saturday near a gasoline station, in Lynwood. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Police: Man fatally shot by LA deputies kept holding gun

LOS ANGELES — A black man who was fatally shot by Los…

A makeshift memorial set up Sunday for a man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies Saturday near a gasoline station, in Lynwood. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Attorney John Burris consoles Gwendoyln Woods as she addresses the media regarding the shooting of her son. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Federal lawsuit, new witness video surface in police shooting of Mario Woods; SFPD names five involved officers

UPDATE: 6:20 p.m. The San Francisco Police Department has released the names…

Attorney John Burris consoles Gwendoyln Woods as she addresses the media regarding the shooting of her son. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
An Instagram video captured the moments before San Francisco police officers shot and killed a man in the Bayview on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.

SFPD officers shoot, kill man in Bayview

San Francisco police shot and killed a man carrying a knife in…

An Instagram video captured the moments before San Francisco police officers shot and killed a man in the Bayview on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.
A San Francisco police officer responds to an active shooter situation in the Mission on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Gunman allegedly stole weapon, ammo before Mission shootout

A man carrying two guns climbed a building site near a Mission…

A San Francisco police officer responds to an active shooter situation in the Mission on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed in police shooting identified by Medical Examiner

The man shot and killed by San Francisco police Thursday afternoon near…

A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Alejandro Nieto, who was killed by SFPD at Bernal Heights Park on March 21, 2014. Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner

Case closed: Trail of mental instability, new details emerge in Nieto investigation

Since Alejandro Nieto was killed by police in a barrage of gunfire…

Alejandro Nieto, who was killed by SFPD at Bernal Heights Park on March 21, 2014. Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner