SF: Unarmed Black Woman Killed By Cop Identified

According to SF GATE –

The woman whom was shot by a police sergeant has been identified as Jessica Williams, 29.

Williams, who the medical examiner said was from the Bay Area, died at San Francisco General Hospital.

The Daily Kos reported that –

Activists throughout the city had been calling on the police chief Greg Suhr to step down for months; five residents of the city engaged in a 17-day hunger strike as part of protests to get rid of Suhr. Ultimately, Suhr stepped down after being asked to by San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee, who had previously been Suhr’s strongest defender.