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Greg Suhr resigns after latest police shooting

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Police Chief Greg Suhr

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr has resigned following Thursday’s¬†fatal officer-involved shooting in the Bayview District, Mayor Ed Lee said.

Lee said in a news conference at City Hall late this afternoon that he asked for Suhr’s resignation. The mayor said he has appointed Toney Chaplin as interim chief.

A 27-year-old woman in a stolen vehicle was fatally shot by a police sergeant Thursday morning, the third fatal officer-involved shooting in San Francisco since December.

The shootings prompted many protests and calls for the chief to be removed from his position.

Woman shot dead by police was in stolen car

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