Protests over Mario Woods shooting continue in San Francisco day after Super Bowl 50


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The protest over the December shooting death of Mario Woods by San Francisco police is now attracting national attention.

Woods is the 26-year-old stabbing suspect who was shot by five different officers, something caught on video which has gone viral.

The case has case has captured more attention by becoming part of the Super Bowl’s halftime performance. Beyonce’s “Black Power” salute included a reference to Woods.

Many did not notice, but at one point, a backup dancer held up a sign, saying “Justice for Mario Woods.”

Some are saluting the move but former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani called the performance an outrageous attack on police officers.

Meantime, protesters met outside city hall again on Monday.

The protestors are calling for criminal charges against the five officers who fired on Woods, and they want an investigation into the city’s police department.


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