Mario Woods, a 26-year-old black man armed with a knife, was shot on Dec. 2, 2015, in San Francisco, Calif. Woods allegedly brandished a knife at San Francisco police officers. The shooting was captured on video by a bystander.
December 2, 2015: Five San Francisco Police Department officers shoot and kill 26-year-old Mario Woods on Keith Street in the Bayview neighborhood. Woods, a suspect in a stabbing and wounding of a man, was confronted by officers on a sidewalk and was armed with a kitchen knife. The shooting, recorded by at least two bystanders, shows Woods being shot with a beanbag gun four times in the chest and hips, and then slowly approaching an officer who stepped into Woods' path before Woods is fired upon. The shooting led to protests in the city. An autopsy indicated that Woods had 20 gunshot wounds, in the head, back, abdomen, buttocks, legs and hands, and was under the influence of meth and marijuana.
December 30, 2015: names of officers in Mario Woods shooting released.