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