OAKLAND — A Bay Space man has been hit with federal fees that stem from a February 2023 taking pictures through which he allegedly fired at a person who’d simply shot a spherical into the air, court docket data present.
Rufus Rogers, 44, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The prison criticism alleges that on Feb. 17 Rogers and one other man argued outdoors of a liquor retailer on sixtieth Avenue and the opposite man shot a pistol into the air as soon as, prompting Rogers to fireside 3 times at him.
Nobody was struck by gunfire.
Rogers, recognized by police via surveillance digicam footage, was on supervised launch on the time after serving 9 years in federal jail for crack cocaine gross sales. In that case, Rogers allegedly tried to run from San Francisco Police Division officers whereas making an attempt to swallow a quarter-ounce of crack cocaine. The officers had been conducting an undercover operation within the metropolis’s Tenderloin neighborhood after they noticed him promoting medication to “an aged girl,” prosecutors wrote in court docket papers.
Rogers was indicted on Aug. 8, and a choose ordered him detained at a court docket look later that day. He stays in federal custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, data present.