Judge Orders Jose Ines Garcia Zarate To Face New Evaluation In Gun CaseA federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered a new mental health evaluation of a man acquitted of murder in the 2015 fatal shooting of Kate Steinle on a city pier, a killing that became a national flashpoint over immigration.
Shooter In Kate Steinle Slaying Asks Judge For Jail Or DeportationJose Ines Garcia Zarate, who shot and killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle while she walked with her father on a San Francisco pier in 2015, has told a federal judge he wants to be sentenced to prison or be deported back to Mexico.
Judge Orders Extended Competency Evaluation For Man Accused In Kate Steinle KillingA federal judge on Wednesday ordered a further competency evaluation of up to 45 days in a U.S. prison facility for an undocumented Mexican citizen accused of illegally possessing the gun that killed a woman on a San Francisco pier in 2015.
Jose Inez Garcia Zarate Ordered To Face Competency Test In Gun CaseJose Inez Garcia Zarate ordered by a U.S. judge Wednesday to participate in a psychological evaluation to determine whether he is competent to stand trial on federal gun charges.
Gun Case Delayed For Man Cleared Of San Francisco Pier DeathA federal judge on Friday delayed a gun possession trial against a Mexican man who was acquitted of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that became a national flashpoint, saying he has questions about the man’s mental competency.
DA Drops Gun Conviction For Garcia-Zarate In Lieu Of Federal ChargesA judge on Wednesday agreed to discharge a state gun conviction from two years ago for Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate -- the man who held the pistol that killed Kate Steinle as she walked on The Embarcadero back in 2015.
Feds: State Court Ruling Has No Impact On Federal Prosecution In Kate Steinle CaseA state appeals court decision overturning the illegal gun possession conviction of Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate in the Kate Steinle case will have no impact on his federal prosecution, officials announced Tuesday.
Appeals Court Tosses Sole Conviction In Kate Steinle KillingA California state appeals court has thrown out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015.
Prosecution Witness In Steinle Trial Blocked From Returning To Stand