Officer-involved shooting

Oakland Police at the scene of an officer involved shooting near Lake Merritt. (CBS SF)

Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal Chain

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him.

08/27/2015

Oakland police at the scene of a fatal officer shooting of a suspect, August 12, 2015. CBS)

Oakland Police Identifies Officers Who Fatally Shot Carjacking Suspect Last Week

The three officers who were involved in last week’s fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in Oakland have been identified by the Oakland Police Department.

08/21/2015

Scene of fatal police shooting of murder suspect Richard Jacquez (Inset) near Kirkhaven Court and Stoneyhaven Way in South San Jose, August 17, 2015. (CBS/San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Face Questions Over Shifting Account Of Fatal Suspect Shooting

The San Jose Police Department has backtracked on its account of Monday’s fatal officer shooting of a murder suspect, saying the suspect was fleeing from police when they opened fire and not reaching for his waistband as originally stated.

08/20/2015

Surveillance image shows a moment just before Christopher Maxwell Wrenn (with hands raised) is shot dead at an office complex on Lundy Ave. in San Jose. (San Jose Police Dept.)

Surveillance Images Show ‘Horrific’ San Jose Murder; Police Urge Suspect To Surrender After 2 Others Killed

San Jose police sent a message for the third suspect in a gruesome murder case that has cost the lives of his accomplices in separate police shootings: turn yourself in.

08/18/2015

San Jose police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Fatally Shoot 2nd Man In As Many Days, 4th Shooting In 9 Days

Police in San Jose fatally shot a man suspected in a recent homicide Monday night, one day after officers killed a suspect in the same case.

08/17/2015

Allen Matthew Baker III was fatally shot by a police officer in Sunnyvale on August 17, 2015. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot By Sunnyvale Police Accused Of Robbery, 2nd Suspect Wanted In Homicide

A man who was shot and killed by Sunnyvale public safety officers on Saturday afternoon was identified Monday as 23-year-old San Diego resident Allen Matthew Baker III, according to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.

08/17/2015

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Armed Man Shot Dead By San Jose Police Was Wanted For Prior Homicide

A man shot and killed by police officers in San Jose on Sunday was a suspect in a homicide that happened three days before, a police spokesman said Monday.

08/17/2015

Attendees hold a sign at an August 14, 2015 vigil for Nathaniel Wilks, a man accused of robbery and attempted carjacking killed by Oakland Police. (CBS)

Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland Police

Family, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. They are disputing police findings and accounts from witnesses that he was pointing a gun at officers.

08/14/2015

Protesters shut down Interstate 980 in Downtown Oakland, hours after police shot a suspect in the area on August 12, 2015. (CBS)

Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted Carjacking

Protesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.

08/12/2015

Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Pittsburg on August 5, 2015. (CBS)

Pittsburg Police Officer Shot By Suspect; Officer Returns Fire, Hitting Gunman

A suspect in an attempted murder shot and injured a police officer who was chasing him in Pittsburg Wednesday afternoon, according to Pittsburg Police.

08/05/2015

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