SFPD officers who shot Mario Woods previously accused of excessive force

A witness took this cellphone video of the San Francisco police shooting of Mario Woods that happened on Dec. 2, 2015. (KGO)

There are new details in a deadly shooting at the hands of San Francisco police two weeks ago.

According to the Chronicle, two of the officers seen in cellphone video shooting Mario Woods had previous excessive force claims filed against them.

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Graphic new video was released Friday of a fatal police shooting in San Francisco and the family is filing a wrongful death lawsuit.



The Chronicle says court records show one officer was accused of shooting two men who say they had their hands up.

The other officer had two beating cases settled out of court.

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After the fatal police shooting of Mario Woods, people packed the police commission meeting to express their anger and called for Chief Suhr to be fired.



Police claim officers shot and killed Woods after he refused to drop a steak knife.

Attorneys for his family say video disputes police accounts of what happened.

Here is Hernandez's full video of the San Francisco police shooting of Mario Woods that happened on Dec. 2, 2015. Warning: This video contains graphic content and strong language
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A witness took this cellphone video of the San Francisco police shooting of Mario Woods that happened on Dec. 2, 2015. (Warning: graphic content)


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