Off-duty SF deputy shoots teen he said tried to rob him

Police found a replica firearm at the scene

By Sean Maher and Kristin J. Bender
Contra Costa Times

OAKLAND, Calif.  — An off-duty San Francisco sheriff's deputy shot a 17-year-old boy he said was trying to rob him near Lake Merritt early Monday morning, an Oakland police spokeswoman said.

Police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson said the teen, an Alameda resident whose name was not released, remains hospitalized in stable condition.

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