Marin County DA Asks State Legislature To Strengthen Laws For Altered Replica WeaponsMarin County's district attorney said he wants the state to strengthen laws that address people who disguise replica guns and rifles to look like the real ones—an effort resulting from the recent confrontation between sheriff’s deputies and a 12-year-old boy.
Santa Cruz Student Cited For Bringing Replica Handguns To High SchoolA 14-year-old Santa Cruz high school student was cited Thursday for bringing two replica firearms on campus, two weeks after a middle school student bought a real loaded handgun to school.
4 Boys Cited For Carrying Replica Pistol In Hercules Four boys were cited in Hercules earlier this week after they were spotted with what turned out to be a replica pistol, police said Thursday.
FBI To Investigate Deputy's Fatal Shooting Of Santa Rosa BoyThe 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.
Autopsy Finds Sonoma Sheriff's Deputy Shot 13-Year-Old Boy 7 TimesA 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.
Teenager With Replica Rifle Shot Dead By Deputies In Santa RosaInvestigators 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.
Oakland Police Shoot, Kill Suspect Wielding Fake GunAn man wielding what police called a replica assault weapon was shot and killed by officers Saturday morning in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood.