Airsoft Pistol

San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr discusses a fatal officer-involved shooting at a town hall meeting on January 6, 2014. (Hannah Albarazi/Bay City News)

Man Killed By San Francisco Police Outside Mission Station Previously Asked Connecticut Officer About Pointing Fake Guns At Cops

32-year-old Matthew Hoffman sent messages to an officer in Connecticut, asking what would happen if a person were to point a fake gun at a cop from 6 feet away.

01/07/2015

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo Shortage

A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.

04/18/2013

Airsoft Pistol

Suspects Use Toy Gun To Rob Woman In Saratoga Parking Lot

A woman was held up at gunpoint as she left her car at an unincorporated Saratoga shopping center parking lot last weekend. The gun used was later determined to be a modified Airsoft pistol, officials said.

06/24/2012

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Teen Admits To Carrying Pellet Gun That Prompted SJ School Lockdown

A 15-year-old Independence High School student admitted to bringing an Airsoft pistol onto campus Wednesday, an incident that prompted an hours-long school lockdown, police said Friday.

05/11/2012

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