A 22-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while driving in the South of Market area Sunday morning, police said. The man was driving near Fourth and Howard streets around 4:30 a.m. when he heard a gunshot and realized he’d been shot in the shoulder, cops said. The victim said he saw a red vehicle fleeing the scene. He drove himself to the hospital, where he was treated for his non-life-threatening gunshot wound, police firstname.lastname@example.org
A San Francisco woman told police that fraudsters purchased 11 BART tickets, each with $100 in value, using her bank account on Wednesday.The woman told Ingleside Station police officers nothing was stolen from her purse so she had no idea how the purchases were made. She received a phone call from the bank at around 8 p.m.
A bicyclist who ran a red light in San Francisco ended up in jail on Wednesday, police said.Cops stopped the bicyclist as he rolled through the red light at Mission Street and Santa Rosa Avenue around 10:15 a.m.The officers discovered the rider was on active parole. They searched him, found drugs and booked him at Ingleside Station, police said.He was also cited for the red light violation.
A man robbed of his iPad on Muni recovered the popular device after two good Samaritans came to his aid, police said.The man told cops he was using the iPad while in a light rail vehicle at Embarcadero Station around 12:40 p.m. on Thursday.
A woman was sipping coffee and texting at the Peets on Third and Mission streets Tuesday at about 3:30 p.m. when a thief snatched her phone and took off down the street.
The woman, not willing to give up her prized smart phone so easily, chased after the suspect, according to officers over at the Southern Police Station. While the thief got away, he dropped a phone during his escape.
But it wasn’t the victim’s phone. It was his own.
A store in the 1500 block of Sloat Boulevard was robbed at gunpoint Thursday, police said. Two men, one 36 and the other 23, were working at the store when a man in his 20s came in brandishing a “large revolver,” police said. The gun-toting bandit ordered the employees to the back office and took money from the safe, cops said. He then ordered the employees to give him the money from the registers, they said.
Steven Petrilli, 24, has already been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the July 26, 2006 killing of San Francisco Police Department Officer Nick-Tomasito Birco.
Petrilli had been fleeing police in a stolen van after committing four robberies in The City when he struck Birco’s patrol car. Birco was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later.
A 32-year-old man was stabbed and searched Thursday, but the assailant didn't take anything, police said. An unknown suspect approached the man at 5th and Market streets around 3:30 a.m. and stabbed him with an unknown weapon, cops said. The suspect then went through the victims pockets but didn’t take anything, police said. The suspect fled on foot. The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, cops said.
An Upper Haight resident had had enough.
Outside his home in the 1300 block of Waller St., a car alarm had been blaring for 45 minutes. It was 7:15 a.m. Wednesday. So the resident went out to the car and found an intruder sleeping inside it, cops said.
He coaxed the 27-year-old San Francisco man from the car and locked it - even though it wasn't his car. Then the intruder became angry.