Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Diana Garcia

Could the gun that killed Kate Steinle have fired by accident?

The trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate today focused on the gun that fired a fatal bullet at Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. A firearms specialist, Gerald Andrew...

Prosecution expert presents conflicting testimony on Steinle shooting

A retired police officer who appears to be the prosecution’s main expert on how a gunshot ricocheted off the concrete of Pier 14 and killed Kate Steinle testified in...

Federal agent says it was safe to leave unsecured gun in his car

The federal agent whose gun fired the bullet that killed Kate Steinle was in court today, and in the course of a couple of hours, he testified that: -- He...

The Steinle crime scene: The gun, the shirt ….

San Francisco police Officer Scott Hurley is trained to discover evidence or explosives suspected to be underwater. But on July 2nd, as he felt through debris, boulders, and silt on...

Murder — or a tragic accident?

The prosecution and defense in the Zarate trial presented dramatically different – and irreconcilable – versions of the events of July 1, 2015, when a gun went off and...

Jury set in Zarate trial; opening statements Monday

A jury was seated today in the Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial, six men and six women from San Francisco who will decide whether the defendant was guilty of...

Zarate trial day two: Guns, accidents, and mental health

The issues in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate came further into focus today as defense lawyer Matt Gonzalez asked the jurors questions that reflect some of what...

Zarate trial opens — immigration, police credibility at issue

The Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial got underway today, with nearly 200 potential jurors filling a stifling courtroom at the Hall of Justice — and statements by Judge Samuel...

Judge in Zarate case sides with prosecution on two key motions

Judge Samuel Feng denied two key motions by lawyers for accused shooter Jose Ines Garcia Zarate today, ruling without further comment that Zarate’s rambling statement to the cops can...