It was a case of vigilante justice gone terribly wrong. Two Santa Rosa men, fed up with crime in their neighborhood, were convinced they’d found their man. Unfortunately, they had the wrong guy.
Two women were detained Friday after fighting outside the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice as tensions mounted between family members of a fatal shooting victim and his alleged shooter.
The lawyer for a man accused of killing a suspected burglar in San Jose on Monday said Friday his client acted after the San Jose Police Department did not investigate thefts from cars at an apartment complex.
San Jose’s last homicide of 2012 was committed by an armed man who shot a suspected car thief to death, police said Thursday.
Alleged robbers apparently picked the wrong house to target Tuesday in Brentwood. It turned out the homeowner is a police officer, who shot and wounded a suspect.
Illegally posted advertisements for a documentary about anti-graffiti vigilantes were keeping anti-graffiti crews from the San Francisco Department of Public Works busy.