Airsoft

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

Marin County DA Asks State Legislature To Strengthen Laws For Altered Replica Weapons

Marin County’s district attorney said he wants the state to strengthen laws that address people who disguise replica guns and rifles to look like the real ones—an effort resulting from the recent confrontation between sheriff’s deputies and a 12-year-old boy.

10/29/2014

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Boy Shoots Younger Boy With A BB Gun Demanding Money On Busy Palo Alto Street

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after shooting a 9-year-old acquaintance in the arm with a BB gun and demanding money from him, Palo Alto police said Monday.

10/07/2014

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

Scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting on the 2000 block of Sonoma Blvd. in Vallejo, May 25, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Police Kill Robbery Suspect Pointing Pellet Gun

Police in Vallejo shot and killed a suspect they said pointed a pellet gun at officers late Thursday night.

05/25/2012

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