Richmond Police Department
Elston Young, 30, was shot in the chest and torso by police around 5 p.m. Monday after he confronted officers responding to reports of a man with a gun behind the St. Johns apartment complex.
Richmond police say a 30-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a confrontation with officers.
Police in Richmond issued an alert Friday warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect linked to the abductions and rapes of two young women and an attempted abduction during the past six months.
A Richmond police officer was arrested this week on suspicion of domestic violence, authorities said.
An officer with the San Pablo Police Department opened fire on the suspect on Point Isabel at Rydin Road just off Central Avenue near Costco around 2 a.m., according to a spokeswoman for the Richmond Police Department.
Two former Richmond police officers have been sentenced for arming young members of the Explorer program and hiring them to work for their private security firm.
Several Bay Area police departments will be tracking celebratory gunfire during this 4th of July holiday.
One man was killed and another victim was injured in separate shootings in Richmond late Friday night.
A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury in Martinez Tuesday cleared Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus of racial bias allegations in a civil lawsuit filed by seven senior African-American officers.
A man who police said stole a patrol car after a multi-county crime spree last Tuesday has been charged with 19 felony counts in Contra Costa County Superior Court.