Two armed suspects shot by Fairfield police and federal agents Thursday afternoon on the 2700 block of North Texas Street were wanted on suspicion of attempted murder, according to a police spokesman.
The wife of an undocumented laborer shot to death by a San Jose State University police officer on Feb. 21 disputed police accounts of the shooting Thursday and called for two campus officers to be suspended and arrested on criminal charges.
Bret Harte Elementary School was locked down for just over an hour, as police scoured the area nearby for a shooting suspect.
Byron Williams, 48, of Groveland, was convicted last month of four counts of premeditated attempted murder and three counts of being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm in connection with a 12-minute gun battle on Interstate Highway 580 near the Harrison Street exit just before midnight on July 17, 2010.
A San Jose man was found shot dead by his wife who had set out to look for him when he failed to return home from his graveyard shift.
A man wanted by Napa County authorities died Wednesday evening following a standoff that began late Tuesday night at a trailer in Kenwood, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
A jury Wednesday afternoon found a Fisherman’s Wharf souvenir shop worker guilty of two counts of murder in connection with a fatal shooting of two workers at a rival business in the tourist area in January 2011.
At least four people died Wednesday, including the shooter, at a U.S. military base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of a 2009 mass shooting that claimed 13 lives.
One man was killed and another injured in a shooting in East Oakland late Tuesday night and the suspect remains at large.
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Fairfield man in connection with a home invasion robbery and shooting in December.