Man Shot, Killed by SF Police

Sunday, Jul 17, 2011  |  Updated 9:06 AM PDT
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Man Shot, Killed by SF Police

A suspect shot by San Francisco police in the Bayview District  this afternoon has died, police said this evening.
    The suspect, who was shot at Oakdale and Third streets at 4:45  p.m., was pronounced dead at 7 p.m., according to a police spokesman.

    The shooting occurred when two uniformed officers were conducting  a fare inspection on a Muni light rail vehicle. They detained a suspect on  the platform, but he fled on foot.     During the foot pursuit, police say the suspect fired at the  officers, and the officers fired back.
    The officers were not injured.
        The shooting is being investigated by the District Attorney's  Office and the Office of Citizen Complaints as well as by the police  department.
 

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