A 32-year-old man shot dead by officers in a San Francisco police station parking lot Sunday after confronting them with a toy gun had asked police about their weapons earlier in the day, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Vallejo shot and killed a suspect they said pointed a pellet gun at officers late Thursday night.