A San Mateo County man is suing the National Park Service and a park ranger who allegedly shot him with a stun gun for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog.
Deputies used a Taser to subdue a man who was armed with a knife in the lobby of Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.
A San Francisco woman tells the blog Haighteration that she was waiting for the bus near Divisadero and Haight St. when a man demanding her phone attacked her and shot her in the face multiple times with a stun gun.
Officers in Petaluma had to use a Taser early Monday to subdue and arrest a man who led police on a 100 mph chase after they attempted to stop a pickup truck identified as stolen, a sergeant said Tuesday.
A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff’s deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff’s office spokesman said on Wednesday.
A man was shocked with a stun gun during a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Mission District early Sunday morning, police said Tuesday.
A man was stunned with a Taser gun and stabbed in the arm on San Francisco’s Sixth Street early Tuesday morning during a fight over the quality of the methamphetamine he purchased, police said.
A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.
Police Chief Greg Suhr said the July 18 shooting of Pralith Pralourng, 32, by an officer in the city’s Financial District might have been prevented if the officer had the option of a less-than-lethal weapon.
Vallejo police shot and killed a suspect early Wednesday morning following a domestic violence call.