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Crime Desk: San Francisco Chronicle Photographer Robbed at Gunpoint

By David Schonauer   Tuesday December 7, 2021

A San Francisco Chronicle photographer was robbed at gunpoint on Friday while on assignment in West Oakland, the newspaper reports. The incident follows a fatal shooting of a security guard who was protecting a local news crew, also in Oakland, notes PetaPixel. The robbery took place just before 3:30 p.m. on Friday. What are described as “multiple” suspects stopped the photographer, held up the photographer at gunpoint, stole his two cameras, and fled in a vehicle. “Any incident in which a person is robbed of their possessions at gunpoint is incredibly troubling,” noted San Francisco Chronicle’s Editor in Chief Emilio Garcia-Ruiz.

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