After a fistfight bewteen the two men, off-duty SFPD officer Steve Lee fatally shot Gregory Hooper four times in the chest at point-blank range. Hooper was described as an ex-con and street vendor. According to a March 11 2003 SF Chronicle article by Van Jones, At least three witnesses told The Chronicle that Lee fired not in self-defense but in anger. Lee had a record of off-duty misconduct, having been cited previously by the Office of Citizen Complaints. Lee was rapidly exonerated.

ID: 929

Victms Name: Gregory Hooper
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: San Francisco
County: San Francisco
State: CA
Zip Code: 94133
Country: United States of America

Agency: San Francisco Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: After a fistfight bewteen the two men, off-duty SFPD officer Steve Lee fatally shot Gregory Hooper four times in the chest at point-blank range. Hooper was described as an ex-con and street vendor. According to a March 11 2003 SF Chronicle article by Van Jones, At least three witnesses told The Chronicle that Lee fired not in self-defense but in anger. Lee had a record of off-duty misconduct, having been cited previously by the Office of Citizen Complaints. Lee was rapidly exonerated.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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