California: Pyrotechnics Functioned During Parade, 2 Officers Injured

TRIPwire, 24 June 2022
On 20 June 2022, at approximately 1519 hours local time, two San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) officers were injured when a 27-year-old male detonated pyrotechnics near Market and 5th streets at the conclusion of a victory parade. No further device details have been released. Officers arrested the suspect, who was combative and made threats of physical harm to multiple police officers. Authorities seized additional explosive devices and a lighter that was in the suspect’s possession. The suspect was charged with resisting an executive officer, possession of explosives with intent to injure or intimidate, possession of an explosive, possession of an explosive in a public place, and possession of a destructive device.