Friday, March 5, 2021

Tag: Sig-Sauer

Final arguments in the Garcia Zarate trial — and a night of comedy by an SF original

Closing arguments in the Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial are set for Monday/20, and it’s likely that the case will go to the jury by Tuesday. The six men...

Video casts doubt on prosecution theory in Kate Steinle killing

The jury in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate saw a video of the moment when a gun fired and killed Kate Steinle today. The video, from a security...

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

The bullet that killed Kate Steinle was probably fired from someone in a sitting position leaning forward, a defense firearms expert testified today in the Zarate Trial. Although the judge...

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...

The Agenda: Tasers, cannabis, and homeless deaths…

The Zarate trial, and the history of the weapon that fired the fatal bullet that killed Kate Steinle, got me thinking about who gets to carry lethal weapons 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...

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...

The Agenda, Oct. 16-22: Zarate trial, robots on the sidewalks …

Jury selection begins Monday/16 in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who is accused of killing Kate Stein with a gun he discovered that was stolen (by someone...

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...