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.
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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.
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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.
Event held to remember Mario Woods, man killed by San Francisco police in 2015