Daly City man killed in Saturday morning shooting

A man shot and killed in Richmond while driving his car Saturday morning was identified Monday by the Contra Costa County Coroner as Daly City resident Rodel Sarmiento. The 43-year-old’s death occurred on Chanslor Avenue near 18th Street. Richmond Police spokeswoman Detective Nicole Abetkov said no one else was injured. The homicide occurred just after…

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ShotSpotter grows, maintains confidence of police leaders

george miller looks at shotspotter

The gunshot detection and location system is an invaluable investigative and response tool, police leaders say, but it has not been credited with nabbing any homicide suspects. Still, reduced costs and technological advances mean that the system is likely to be a long-term feature in Richmond.

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Living with shots fired

ShotSpotter, a series of sensors that detect when shots are fired, shows that gunfire is a daily occurrence in Richmond’s Iron Triangle. City residents describe the painful effects of hearing shots fired as part of daily life.

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