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Photos from Bayview Scene of SFPD Killing of Kenneth Harding, 7/17/11
by dave id
Saturday Jul 23rd, 2011 8:30 PM
Kenneth Harding was approached by San Francisco police officers doing fare inspections on the Muni platform at Third and Palou on Saturday, July 16th, 2011. Within a half block of running from police through a plaza, he was shot down on Oakdale Street and left to bleed to death as police offered no medical assistance and crowd-control police arrived to hold back a growing mass of angry residents well before any emergency paramedics reached the area.
[Pictured above: Muni station at Third Street and Palou Avenue in the Bayview. Plaza is to the left of this photo.]

Video from the moments immediately following the shooting:

Later in the night after the killing a protest march was held in the Mission District:

Shortly before these photographs were taken on July 17th, a crowd gathered nearby and things became tense after police deployed pepper-sprayed on a cameraman:

Map of the scene:

§Kenneth Harding's blood stains the sidewalk in foreground
by dave id Saturday Jul 23rd, 2011 8:30 PM