5 Peninsula Teens Arrested For Shooting Air Rifle Pellets At CarsAn 18-year-old Belmont man was arrested and four juveniles were briefly taken into custody for brandishing replica airsoft rifles and shooting plastic projectiles at passing cars in Belmont and San Carlos.
Man With Toy Gun Asked Officers About Their Weapons Before Being Shot Dead At SF Police StationA 32-year-old man shot dead by officers in a San Francisco police station parking lot Sunday after confronting them with a toy gun had asked police about their weapons earlier in the day, according to police.
Marin County DA Asks State Legislature To Strengthen Laws For Altered Replica WeaponsMarin 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.
Boy Shoots Younger Boy With A BB Gun Demanding Money On Busy Palo Alto StreetA 14-year-old boy has been arrested after shooting a 9-year-old acquaintance in the arm with a BB gun and demanding money from him, Palo Alto police said Monday.
East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo ShortageA nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.
Vallejo Police Kill Robbery Suspect Pointing Pellet GunPolice in Vallejo shot and killed a suspect they said pointed a pellet gun at officers late Thursday night.