Oakland to vote on new guns laws

Pier 14 in San Francisco is the sight of the fatal shooting of Kate Steinle. (KGO-TV)

New gun laws could become a reality in Oakland, following a shooting in San Francisco over the summer that got nationwide attention.

Oakland city leaders are considering tougher restrictions following the killing of Kate Steinle in July.

She was gunned down on San Francisco's Pier 14.

Two Oakland city council members want to ban ammunition clips that hold more than ten rounds.

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They also want to force all gun owners to keep weapons locked up in their homes and not in cars.

That includes law enforcement officers.

If city council okays the rules on Tuesday, they be in effect by next spring.

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