SFPD officer who fatally shot Bayview carjacking suspect identified

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San Francisco police officials released the name of the officer behind the fatal shooting of Bayview carjacking suspect Keita O'Neil. (KGO-TV)

San Francisco police officials released the name of the officer behind the fatal shooting of Bayview carjacking suspect Keita O'Neil.

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The department says Christopher Samayoa shot and killed O'Neil when the suspect jumped out of a van and ran past the police car.

The suspect did not have a gun.

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Samayoa had just graduated from the police academy three days earlier.

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