A 7-year-old Bay Area boy was accidentally shot in the chest Saturday while shooting target practice at his family’s property in El Dorado County.
California Democrats are taking aim at bullets with a number of proposals limiting ammunition purchases.
The Assembly Committee on Public Safety was tasked with considering a proposal to require ammunition vendors to be authorized dealers and to get identification from buyers. A hearing was scheduled for 9 a.m.
Two pieces of legislation announced Thursday by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee could make buying ammunition in the city more difficult.
Cleaning up 60 years of lead bullets and clay ducks from the shooting range on the shore of Lake Merced could cost San Francisco taxpayers as much as $10 million, city officials said.
Police are asking the public for information about a shooting in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.
Officers are investigating a slew of shots that were fired in downtown Novato on Monday night.