Pellet Gun

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12-Year-Old With Black-Painted Pellet Gun Arrested For Robbery In Richmond

Police arrested a 12-year-old boy Thursday evening on suspicion of robbery after finding a BB gun tucked into his waistband that was spray-painted black to look like a real gun, police said Friday.

04/24/2015

Crime tape marks the site of an officer-involved shooting at the Mission District police station at 17th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, January 4, 2015. (CBS)

Man With Toy Gun Asked Officers About Their Weapons Before Being Shot Dead At SF Police Station

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.

01/05/2015

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10-Year-Old Boy Shoots Classmates With Pellet Gun In Santa Rosa School

A 10-year-old boy fired a plastic pellet gun at three students at Wright Charter School in unincorporated Santa Rosa on Monday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

04/29/2014

Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies shot and killed a teen carrying this fake rifle in Santa Rosa. (Source: Sonoma County Sheriff)

Sonoma County Deputy Who Killed Boy Carrying Toy Gun Returns To Duty

The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy after mistaking the airsoft pellet gun he was carrying for an assault rifle, is returning to duty on Monday.

12/09/2013

Robbery

Teen Boy Shot In Face During East Palo Alto Robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according to police.

09/24/2013

Authorities said two juveniles shot at several cars along Highway 101 in San Jose with a BB gun on September 18, 2013. (CBS)

CHP Says 2 Boys Involved In BB Gun Shootings On Hwy. 101 In San Jose

Two San Jose boys are suspected of shattering the windows of at least a dozen vehicles on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose earlier this week with a BB or pellet gun, California Highway Patrol officials said Friday.

09/20/2013

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Cars Damaged By BB Or Pellet Gun In San Jose Highway Shootings

The California Highway Patrol is looking for the suspect or suspects involved in a shooting spree during commute hours on Highway 101 in San Jose on Wednesday night.

09/19/2013

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

74-Year Old Man Shot With Pellet Gun In SF’s Tenderloin

A 74-year-old man was shot in the back with a pellet gun while working on his car in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Saturday afternoon, police said Monday.

07/15/2013

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Teen Admits To Carrying Pellet Gun That Prompted SJ School Lockdown

A 15-year-old Independence High School student admitted to bringing an Airsoft pistol onto campus Wednesday, an incident that prompted an hours-long school lockdown, police said Friday.

05/11/2012

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South Bay Hawk Found Shot Dead; 2nd Time In As Many Months

A second red-shouldered hawk was found shot by a pellet gun in the rural community of San Martin this week, but unlike the younger hawk found on March 11, the adult bird had been killed, a wildlife rescue group said.

04/06/2012

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