A 13-year-old Santa Rosa boy was fatally wounded by a sheriff’s deputy before a second officer was able to get out of a patrol vehicle and take cover, investigators said, bolstering accounts of just how quickly the shooting occurred.
The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy in Santa Rosa last week may not have identified himself as a law-enforcement officer before opening fire.
Mourners filled the Resurrection Parish Church in west Santa Rosa at a Mass in Spanish Tuesday evening for 13-year-old Andy Lopez, who died a week ago when he was shot by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy.
Hundreds of people marched to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Santa Rosa Tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a sheriff’s deputy last week.
Hundreds of people are expected to march through downtown Santa Rosa Tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus last week.
The Sonoma County Sherriff’s office released the name of Erick Gelhaus as the deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old Andy Lopez last week.
The FBI will conduct an independent investigation of Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff’s deputy in southwest Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas said Friday afternoon.
Students from three different Sonoma County middle schools walked out of class Friday to protest the fatal shooting of a teenager carrying a replica assault rifle.
A preliminary autopsy report released Thursday said Andy Lopez was shot seven times, and the two fatal wounds were in his right hip and the right side of his chest.
Investigators Wednesday afternoon released new details about the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy by Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies south of Santa Rosa on Tuesday afternoon.