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breaking news out of washington, d.c., tonight. two police officers among those taken to local hospital after struck at pick-up truck at busy d.c. intersection. officers on bicycles when truck swerved around a bus, striking them at 9:00 okay time. traffic aid and two pedestrians also hit. one officer in critical condition, others with nonlife threatening injuries. weapon was recovered from suspect vehicle. >> at this point can you rule out terrorism? >> we have to look at it
closely. don't have a motive at this time. >> driver and person in another vehicle have been arrested. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz, other top story, 14-year-old boy shot and killed by friend with pellet gun. marcos garcia, cornell is live in antioch. >> reporter: the terrible accident happened in a house on this street. teens playing with a pellet gun when it all went wrong. graduation ceremonies at deer valley high school for the class of 2017 where friends say marcos garcia attended as freshman. >> accident like that, never know. didn't think a bb gun would actually kill him. >> reporter: in shock after hearing about his friend. police say he was shot in chest by a friend when playing in this
house. >> tragic. >> reporter: neighbor tried to help. >> ran inside and saw marcos laying on the ground and unconscious. i didn't know how long he wasn't breathing. >> reporter: died later at hospital. >> i heard the kids were playing with pellet gun. very tragic. saddened by this. >> reporter: neighborhood stunned by incident. chaz meyer doesn't know who owned the pellet gun. for now focused on remembering his friend. >> good soccer player, funny. everything. >> reporter: no arrest was made, authorities calling it tragic accident. abc7 news. staying on top of new developments in string of suspicious fires in the south bay. cell phone video. this dumpster fire and several others set overnight. katie marzullo is live in san jose with new video. >> reporter: neighbor that lives near one of the fires showed us
the video. shows the moment that flames erupted and also the person who may have started the fire. caught on camera before 4:00 a.m. someone on a bicycle rides up to dumpster, pauses for a minute and pedals away, moments later flames light up the area. >> literally 50 feet away. >> reporter: home in harm's way. lives next door to the apartment with the surveillance camera. took this video with cell phone. >> heard the explosion and trash can lit on fire, not only that but liquor store across the street smoking. >> reporter: two of six fires that broke out between 2:00 and 5:00 in the morning. >> anytime fires coming in at the same time in the vicinity is
suspicious. >> reporter: business owner was worried he could have lost everything. >> too many years in the work and you know, you don't know when someday you come in and here is nothing. >> reporter: if you have information, asked to call san jose fire department. abc7 news. new details on a fire that gutted a housing complex being constructed in emeryville. atf agents believe it was deliberately set. and fire at same site in july was arson as well. shared these images. agents say the man checked out complex before the fires were started. $100,000 reward is being offered. new tonight, second suspect charged in ghost ship fire in oakland is now in the bay area. max harris booked into the jail in dublin late this afternoon. new mug shot.
arrested monday in los angeles, took a few days to bring him up here. he and ghost hip founder face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the lives lost. he was supposed to appear today in oakland but hearing was delayed. first look at man arrested for killing australian tourist in san francisco. faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, assault and battery for the death. punched him outside of russian hill hotel causing him to fall down the stairs. he claims the punch was self-defense. new details on memorial day rollover car accident that left two dead. today confirmed a third has died. had been in critical condition,
pronounced dead last night. others were 17-year-olds of hayward and union city. new at 11:00, united kingdom is facing major upheaval as ruling party lost majority of parliament. called this snap election in hopes of increasing conservative lead but backfired. result now is hung parliament. even split. here at home fired fbi director james comey revealed potentially damaging details in his testimony about president trump today. >> reporter: all eyes centered on capitol hill today.
first time james comey spoke out about conversations with the president that he said made him uncomfortable and border on obstruction of justice. described growing unease with president trump. so much so he documented their conversations. >> what was it about the meeting that led you to determine you needed to start putting down a written record? >> combination of things, circumstances, subject matter and person i was interacting with. i was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting so i thought it was important to document. >> reporter: one when comey says trump asked him to let go of the investigation into michael flynn. allegedly saying i hope you can see your way to letting it go. >> never in form or substance directed or suggested that mr. comey stop investigating
anyone including the president never suggested that mr. comey quote let flynn go closed quote. >> reporter: comey admitting this tweet from trump, james comey better hope that there are no tapes of our conversations, prompted him to lee lease memo through a friend. >> asked a friend to share the content of the memo with a reporter. asked him to, might prompt appointment of special counsel. testifying if there are tapes look forward to the release. i hope there are tapes. >> reporter: -- leaked information about the flynn conversation, suggesting that former fbi director should be investigated for other leaks. capitol hill, abc7 news. new video is proof of the dangers of texting and walking. check this out.
a new jersey woman in the hospital tonight after right there falling through a sidewalk access door this afternoon. 67-year-old was distracted by cell phone when fell eight feet through the open doors. open for repairs of gas lines in the area. listed as serious but stable condition. new at 11, san francisco's lgbt community paused tonight to celebrate a symbol known all over the world. pride flag. gilbert baker died. he designed the rainbow flag after asked to come up with positive symbol for the guy community nearly 40 years ago.
abc7 news inside the castro theater when the san francisco guy men's chorus sang in baker's honor. friend who knew baker for decades organized the memorial. >> he was full of spice of life. in drag in younger years. >> in 1997 baker helped convince city hall to let a giant rainbow flag soar above castro and market streets. dubs take control of the fi finals and try to sweep the cavs. warriors fans across the nation but across the ocean? dubs have captured the hearts of people in china. >> reporter: in chinatown san francisco, fans don't have to look far for displays of warrior pride. but it extends across the pacific, especially in china, a
country that loves to win as much as a superstar or a group of them. >> west coast team. 7:00 start here is 10:00 morning starting beijing, better than east coast. >> reporter: steph curry is relatable according to howard chen. >> if they go to gym and practice a ton could maybe be like steph curry. a symbol of hope. >> reporter: entertainment company that creates content for the chinese market. >> more than half the population of the people in the states because there's a lot of people in china. that's what it comes down to. >> reporter: basketball not just a means of cultural exchange between china and u.s. but a huge money maker for the nba. warriors have capitalized on success, selling jerseys that
celebrate the country's heritage. >> big stars like thompson and curry and green and durant. love sharing the balls and shooting threes and excitement of them is really high. >> reporter: chinese viewership via 10 cent is high during the finals. 30 million web clicks per game. abc7 news. game four starts tomorrow at 5:30. and before it starts, join sports direct letter for the pregame show brought to you by jeep. larry and schu will be live tomorrow. >> none of that is exciting at all. turning to weather. >> sandhya patel. >> going to change things up. live doppler 7 right now, yes a lot of clouds still and seeing a few drops around the region, how
much in the last 24 hours? .10 inch in san francisco, that's entire month of june in other places. trace of inch in san jose. concord's average high is 81 degrees. next few days through the weekend into early next week is still below average for this time of year. you want the heat? it's coming next week. bump up to mid to upper 80s and low 90s showing up at end of the work week. right now fog. emeryville camera. it is hard to see and will look like this in morning commute. plan accordingly. temperature now is 60s, mild out there and humid. look at dewpoints. moisture in the air.
if it's sticky for you tastes, not imagining things. not normal for us. exploratorium camera. drops here with gray skies. low clouds and patchy fog in the morning. cooler than average this weekend. hour by hour planner into tomorrow morning, gray, spotty drizzle. not ruled out. 50s. clouds at coast at noontime. breezy conditions by 7:00 p.m. spotty drills. tomorrow morning temperatures begin in 50s. mild to start off the morning. afternoon, plenty of sun away from the coastline. upper 50s. low to mid-70s in the inland valleys. watch party at oracle arena, warriors are taking on cavs in cleveland but if you're just
getting outside the arena around 5:00 p.m., comfortable. breezy and sunny. 8:00 p.m., 58 degrees. upcoming weekend. system drop down from the north saturday afternoon. saturday night a few sprinkles. sunday a slight chance of showers. still mendocino county 10:00 p.m. but could slip southward. download the accuweather app to keep track of the realtime radar. cooler than average this weekend. upper 60s to low 70s for warmest. upper 50s coast side. and showers on sunday. then change up to much warmer weather, tuesday, wednesday, thursday from 80s to 90s.
fisherman ran into a little competition when he tried to reel in catch if texas. just when he thought he caught entire fish. immediately discovered just half of it. turns out a shark took a bite out of the bonito fish he hooked off south padre island. shark was fishing himself. >> you're only getting half. >> could have been worse. tomorrow is a big night and exciting here on abc7. >> warriors looking to reel in the championship, same with the fishing analogy, warriors one win away from nba title and perfect 16-0 playof record. but cavaliers are
well it's never over until it's over. warriors have to feel pretty good about chances with 3-0 lead in the nba finals. no team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit. cavaliers will try to be the first. got great performances from lebron and kyrie irving but end they seemed to tire and let the win slip away. >> it's another opportunity for ourselves and for myself obviously to continue the series. hate for it to end this way. got to prepare for that. >> no other option. this is as do as die as i've ever faced in my career. >> there's no tomorrow. got to play right now, season is
on the line. >> kevin durant didn't just make the big shot. averaging 34 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists per. no surprise he's in running for mvp. >> play for the passion and energy and joy. that's what i'm concerned about. not just about me but the group. >> looks like he understands this is his moment. he's i think at the top of his game. >> giants needed extra innings after closer mark melancon blew early lead in the ninth. fans not too happy. gives up solo hourm to sogard and heres comes brewer. >> nunez makes a game-saving leaping catch. hunter pence puts the giants
back on top. san francisco takes command with a four-run inning. giants win 9-5. back home to take on the twins next. all penguins. schulz, 3-0 after one period. nashville pulled gooury but make no difference. penguins scored three more times and sheary with the goal here. things got lonely here. turned to fisticuffs as predators lost. penguins try to become the first team to win back-to-back stanley cups since detroit in 1998. because the warriors won on the road, free tacos at taco