SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An event was held Wednesday to remember Mario Woods, a man who was shot and killed by San Francisco police in 2015.
The event was scheduled to start 4:30 p.m. and include speakers like Supervisor Shamann Walton.
In 2015, police suspected Woods of stabbing a man in the Bayview neighborhood. Police say when he was confronted by officers, he refused to drop his knife>refused to drop a knife when confronted by officers
Officers fired bean bag rounds, but said Woods still wouldn't drop his weapon.
Five officers then shot Woods. He was hit multiple times in his back and one bullet grazed his face.
In 2019, San Francisco settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the mother of Mario Woods for $400,000.