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Bryan Stevens shot by San Francisco cops in the back, expected to live

“San Francisco police said one of their officers was forced to shoot an armed suspect after a chase in the Potrero Hill district Saturday night, but that man’s family is disputing the police version of what happened. Police were responding to reports of an armed man in the neighborhood Saturday night. When they arrived, they […]

Update III: The killing of Pralith Pralourng by San Francisco cops could have been avoided admits police chief

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. Pralourng had allegedly used a box cutter to slash a co-worker at a waterfront business, then ran away and eventually […]

BREAKING VIDEO UPDATE – In San Francisco, Witnesses say police shot a handcuffed man in the chest twice, killing him

“Officers with the San Francisco Police Department in Northern California shot a man believed to have a knife this morning, but preliminary reports suggest that the victim was in handcuffs while the authorities opened fire. Police officers with the SFPD allegedly opened fire on a man armed with a knife at around 10:30 a.m. local […]

Cops shoot someone in San Francisco; victim has life-threatening injuries – video

“According to SFPD spokesman Michael Andraychak, police were responding to reports of a stabbing in the area ten minutes before the shooting occurred. According to officials at the fire department, the stabbing occurred at Pier 17. Authorities say the officer in question fired shots after the suspect refused to drop his weapon. He was taken […]