Marin 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.
A 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.
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.
The 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.
A 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.
Investigators 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.
An man wielding what police called a replica assault weapon was shot and killed by officers Saturday morning in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.