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SFPD Says Kenneth Harding’s Gun Found

July 28, 2011 | 12:34 pm

SFPD Says Kenneth Harding’s Gun Found

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SAN FRANCISCO (Bay City News) San Francisco police say they have recovered the gun used by Kenneth Harding, the 19-year-old man who died in a shooting that involved police in the Bayview District on July 16. (SFPD press release here.) The .380-caliber semi-automatic pistol was recovered after a Bayview resident led police to the gun […]

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July 27, 2011 | 12:19 pm

Brother of Kenneth Harding, Slain by Police in Bayview, Arrested in Connection w/ Beating Death

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The brother of a man killed in a recent shooting that involved San Francisco police in the city’s Bayview district has been arrested in connection with a murder in Seattle, police said today. Ondrell Harding, 21, was arrested Tuesday night south of Seattle as a suspect in the beating death of a 50-year-old man in […]

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Morning Splash: Debt Limit Countdown; Ed Lee Now Undecided on Run; Goodwin Liu Nomination; Some Bay Area Post Offices Could Close

July 27, 2011 | 7:49 am

Morning Splash: Debt Limit Countdown; Ed Lee Now Undecided on Run; Goodwin Liu Nomination; Some Bay Area Post Offices Could Close

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Facing obstacles, GOP delays vote on plan for debt (NY Times) House Republican leaders were forced Tuesday night to delay a vote scheduled on their plan to raise the nation’s debt ceiling as conservative lawmakers expressed skepticism and congressional budget officials said the plan did not deliver the promised savings. The pushback on the bill […]

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Audio: Mother of Kenneth Harding Defends Son, Attorney Slams SFPD Account of Shooting

July 26, 2011 | 12:09 pm

Audio: Mother of Kenneth Harding Defends Son, Attorney Slams SFPD Account of Shooting

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Yesterday at civil rights attorney John Burris‘ office in Oakland, attorney Adante Pointer, speaking for Kenneth Harding’s family, questioned the police account of the shooting death of Harding, who was killed during a foot chase with officers in the Bayview on July 16. Harding’s mother, Denika Chatman, 38, from Seattle, also spoke, defending her son’s […]

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Bayview Shooting: Explaining the Discrepancy Between SFPD Guns and Bullet Found in Kenneth Harding

July 25, 2011 | 10:52 am

Bayview Shooting: Explaining the Discrepancy Between SFPD Guns and Bullet Found in Kenneth Harding

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UPDATE, 1:13 PM: Another possibility in this matter is that sometimes officers carry backup weapons on the job, with the approval of their departments. This would be, perhaps, a firearm purchased personally that can be carried on one’s person while on-duty. I asked SFPD about this, and Sgt. Michael Andraychak just informed me that this […]

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July 21, 2011 | 4:11 pm

Medical Examiner: Bayview Shooting Victim May Have Died From Self-Inflicted Wound

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Update 6:08 p.m. KQED reporter Kelly Wilkinson just got off the phone with San Francisco Police Sergeant Michael Andraychak. According to Sergeant Andraychak, neither the fatal .380-caliber bullet, nor the similar bullet found in Mr. Harding’s pocket can be matched to the gun police recovered following last Saturday’s incident, a .45-caliber pistol. Original Post: SAN […]

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July 20, 2011 | 10:24 pm

SFPD Chief Suhr Walks Out of Chaotic Bayview Town Hall; Video, Interview With Suhr Afterward

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I’m just finishing up my radio report on tonight’s town hall meeting at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco’s Bayview district, organized in response to Saturday’s police shooting of 19-year-old parolee Kenneth Harding. The standing-room-only event degenerated into chaos and started clearing out soon after SFPD Chief Greg Suhr took the podium. Eventually he […]

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July 20, 2011 | 10:30 am

Video: Yesterday’s Bayview-Hunters Point Shooting Protests

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More than 35 people were arrested yesterday during protests related to the shooting death of 19-year-old Kenneth Harding in Bayview-Hunters Point on Saturday. The media was out in full force and recorded a lot of video of the belligerent, rolling demonstration through the Mission, Castro, and downtown. Here’s a report from KGO, followed by more […]

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What Do Police Do After a Suspect is Wounded?

July 19, 2011 | 3:34 pm

What Do Police Do After a Suspect is Wounded?

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Many web sites and media are pointing to a video of the aftermath of Kenneth Harding’s shooting death by police in Bayview this past weekend. That video focuses mostly on the angry crowd reaction to the shooting, and has been cited by police as briefly showing a gun on the ground that police Harding had […]

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Audio/Chart: Bayview-Hunters Point Gunshots According to SFPD Recording System

July 19, 2011 | 10:15 am

Audio/Chart: Bayview-Hunters Point Gunshots According to SFPD Recording System

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Yesterday police presented to the media evidence they say demonstrates that Kenneth Harding, the 19-year-old shot and killed by officers in Bayview-Hunters Point Saturday, fired first. Here is audio of the shots fired in the incident that police say was captured by ShotSpotter, a network of sound sensors in high-crime areas around the city that […]

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