RAW VIDEO: Aftermath of SFPD Shooting of 19-year-old

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Sunday afternoon San Francisco Police officers shot and killed an allegedly armed 19-year-old after a confrontation on a train platform and subsequent chase.


According to the San Francisco Chronicle:


As the officers attempted to detain the man, he took off running and drew a gun, police said. The two officers chased him on foot for approximately 1 1/2 blocks down Third Street, police said. When the suspect shot at the officers, they returned fire, fatally wounding him, Andraychak said. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:01 p.m.


This video shows the aftermath of the shooting and contains added commentary in the form of text boxes indicating an alleged firearm and pointing out a person(s) the videographer/editor claims found and hid the weapon. KTVU.com reported:


Within hours of the shooting, an anonymous video popped up on YouTube that showed not only the chaos of the shooting scene, but what a person who posted the video claimed was a silver handgun lying 20-feet from the mortally wounded teenager.


In the video, a large crowd that gathered near Third Street and Oakdale Avenue, along with several police officers roping off the area. A close look at the lower right corner of the video revealed a shiny object. In the video, a person in a hooded sweatshirt picked it up. Later in the video a person wearing a gray hoodie picked up something that appeared to be a cell phone. Police still haven't found the gun the suspect was said to be firing.


Ironically this police involved shooting comes on the heels of Johntue Caldwell, the best friend of Oscar Grant III who was with Grant when he was shot and killed on a BART platform in Oakland on New Year's Day 2009, was shot and killed in Hayward Ca. by an unknown assailant Friday night.

 

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Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

Police didn't kill Oscar's buddy. And the sad part is...
We as Black people need to stop killing each other. We bi--- about "they killed him''
Life is precious. We only seem to rally when police do something. Even when we know our parties are in the wrong we claim injustice. The injustice is Black people not being able to freely move about because clowns are shooting at us innocent Black people. That's what the discussions or gripe should be. We Black people are and have been terrorized by are own people. Are undertaught and less for thought Youth. Tell them they're wrong so they can have a chance at a normal and productive life.

Peace & Love

Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

Interesting enough, when is Police brutality going to stop? There's another video on youtube that clearly outlines what happened which is even more brutal than this one, the teenager trying to fight for his life saying help me and the police just stood around after he stopped moving they searched him to find nothing, although there are speculations of the teenager firing a gun at the police where is proof of that because in this case he was shot 5 times left for dead on the sidewalk as everyone watched, no ambulance called while the teenager saying help me. How is this justice? If he did the "teenager" fired at the police, must the Police shoot to kill? He was also shot in the neck? why not his legs? or is it just another life on the street or one less mouth or thug to deal with??? I am so angry that there are other ways of dealing with situations such as this but death? I don't believe the police or cadets are no longer taking oath to protect the public/community-Their under oath to shoot for dead. I am sad that my husband obtain his degree in criminal justice to become a law enforceman and I am ashamed to say we waisted our money given the way this justice is being served. Regardless of the crime, there's always a solution. I understand there are people out there in the streets whom does hurt our officers whom are serving the community but does something like this make it right??? We don't live in 3rd world countries, we are United States of America the land of the FREE justice for all?? What's really going? does it have to be like the old days where we all have carry a weapon for protection and make it known like the cowboys?

And to answer the previous anonymous comment: I agree to disagree but you need to look at the facts/circumstances here but yes the minorties needs to come together and take care of one another not destroy eachother. REgardless, there's always a peaceful solution.........

Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

Interesting enough, when is Police brutality going to stop? There's another video on youtube that clearly outlines what happened which is even more brutal than this one, the teenager trying to fight for his life saying help me and the police just stood around after he stopped moving they searched him to find nothing, although there are speculations of the teenager firing a gun at the police where is proof of that because in this case he was shot 5 times left for dead on the sidewalk as everyone watched, no ambulance called while the teenager saying help me. How is this justice? If he did the "teenager" fired at the police, must the Police shoot to kill? He was also shot in the neck? why not his legs? or is it just another life on the street or one less mouth or thug to deal with??? I am so angry that there are other ways of dealing with situations such as this but death? I don't believe the police or cadets are no longer taking oath to protect the public/community-Their under oath to shoot for dead. I am sad that my husband obtain his degree in criminal justice to become a law enforceman and I am ashamed to say we waisted our money given the way this justice is being served. Regardless of the crime, there's always a solution. I understand there are people out there in the streets whom does hurt our officers whom are serving the community but does something like this make it right??? We don't live in 3rd world countries, we are United States of America the land of the FREE justice for all?? What's really going? does it have to be like the old days where we all have carry a weapon for protection and make it known like the cowboys?

And to answer the previous anonymous comment: I agree to disagree but you need to look at the facts/circumstances here but yes the minorties needs to come together and take care of one another not destroy eachother. REgardless, there's always a peaceful solution.........

Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

NAM: Thanks for the great work overall, but PLEASE CORRECT THIS ARTICLE!!! Current paragraph reads, "In the video, a person in a hooded sweatshirt picked [gun] up."

The VIDEO DOES NOT SHOW the person pick it up. The only person who bends down and picks up anything on video is one who picked up what appears to be a piece of a broken cell phone.

It seems the article is based on narrative released as part of an earlier, edited youtube version of the video, that had dialogue "bubbles" and captions that said "GUN," "he picked it up," etc. -- Also, that version appears to have been made by police, police supporters or police informants (that captioned version on youtube had videos "Up Next" that were/are all some form of tribute to police officers).

Incidentally, that captioned version of the video was also picked up by the police and media, and that version has been used to justify the shooting of this 19 y.o., in the back, multiple times, on a major thoroughfare. And evidently also used to raid at least one young person's home.

Lastly, that edited, captioned version of the video seems to have disappeared from cyberspace.

Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

NAM: Thanks for the great work overall, but PLEASE CORRECT THIS ARTICLE!!! Current paragraph reads, "In the video, a person in a hooded sweatshirt picked [gun] up."

The VIDEO DOES NOT SHOW the person pick "it" up. The only person who bends down and picks up anything on video is one who picked up what appears to be a piece of a broken cell phone.

It seems the article is based on narrative released as part of an earlier, edited youtube version of the video, that had dialogue "bubbles" and captions that said "GUN," "he picked it up," etc. -- Also, that version appears to have been made by police, police supporters or police informants (that captioned version on youtube had videos "Up Next" that were/are all some form of tribute to police officers).

Incidentally, that captioned version of the video was also picked up by the police and media, and that version has been used to justify the shooting of this 19 y.o., in the back, multiple times, on a major thoroughfare. And evidently also used to raid at least one young person's home.

Lastly, that edited, captioned version of the video seems to have disappeared from cyberspace.

Anonymous

Posted Jul 17 2011

the guy with the the gray sweatshirt on that the commentator said picked up the gun did not pick up a gun it looked like a piece of paper or something folded not something like a gun!! SMH!! the police will most likely get away with this again and to think the officer that murdered O grant was released a few months ago and now here's another killing by the bay area..what happened to protect and serve??

Anonymous

Posted Jul 21 2011

Black folks need to stop condemning police and praising black criminals. The police shot and killed a criminal who was shooting at them on a public street. If anybody needed to be shot and killed it was him. His wild shooting could've killed any one of these people who are cussing at police. Black folks ain't gonna ever be free until we stop 1) buying stolen goods (probably taken from our neighbor's house) 2) quit blaming everything on "The White Man" 3) accept responsibility for our own illiteracy 4) raise our children to be responsible, RESPECTFUL people 5) SNITCH on those who commit crimes in our community 6) stop talking like we have never opened a book or even heard proper English spoken 7) make an effort to go someplace outside of our own stateline 8) learn a second language (Spanish?) so we won't be the "last minority" on the food chain...Hispanics, Asians, Middle Easterners..just about everybody is moving forward BUT us 9) Save some money for higher education, stocks, IRA and stop spending it on every fad and brand named piece of crap that doesn't help advance your finances or family. It's a HARD truth...BUT IT'S THE TRUTH!

Anonymous

Posted Jul 21 2011

Black folks need to stop condemning police and praising black criminals. The police shot and killed a criminal who was shooting at them on a public street. If anybody needed to be shot and killed it was him. His wild shooting could've killed any one of these people who are cussing at police. Black folks ain't gonna ever be free until we stop 1) buying stolen goods (probably taken from our neighbor's house) 2) quit blaming everything on "The White Man" 3) accept responsibility for our own illiteracy 4) raise our children to be responsible, RESPECTFUL people 5) SNITCH on those who commit crimes in our community 6) stop talking like we have never opened a book or even heard proper English spoken 7) make an effort to go someplace outside of our own stateline 8) learn a second language (Spanish?) so we won't be the "last minority" on the food chain...Hispanics, Asians, Middle Easterners..just about everybody is moving forward BUT us 9) Save some money for higher education, stocks, IRA and stop spending it on every fad and brand named piece of crap that doesn't help advance your finances or family. It's a HARD truth...BUT IT'S THE TRUTH!

Anonymous

Posted Nov 3 2011

you draw a gun on the police then you deserve to die

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