Two separate shootings in San Francisco since Friday injured one man and killed another, according to police.
A man was knocked out and stabbed near the Civic Center on Wednesday, police said.The 35-year-old victim was reportedly punched and fell unconscious in the 600 block of Larkin Street about 8:30 p.m., police said. When he woke up, he had been stabbed in the leg.He was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries, which were not life threatening.The victim was uncooperative with police and the only description made available from the police was that his attacker was a white man.No arrest has been made. Read More
San Francisco police are worried that a man who robbed a Visitacion Valley doughnut shop Monday may not be entirely hole, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
Mission district residents might be on edge about a possible increase in gang violence after an officer-involved shooting Sunday that followed the March 30 killing of 19-year-old college student Jacob Valdiviezo.
Early Sunday morning, a group of men leaving the Elbo Room were pursued up Valencia Street by another group of men, one of whom started waving around an air-powered gun in a threatening manner. After a bystander alerted police at Mission station — which was across the street — two officers arrived and ordered the suspect to drop his weapon. Read More
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday honored a public safety dispatcher after she was chosen by her peers as Dispatcher of the Year.
Corinina “Cori” Cruz helped guide more than 40 police officers to a standoff on Treasure Island in which the suspect ultimately died by suicide, Department of Emergency Management spokesman Francis Zamora said in a statement. Read More
It was supposed to be time to make the doughnuts, not fight off an armed goon.
A 61-year-old man who, along with his wife, runs a doughnut shop in Visitacion Valley was shot in the arm as he fought off an armed crook with a knife who tried to rob the shop, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
About 3 a.m. Monday, the armed suspect entered the Happy Donuts in the 2600 block of Bayshore Boulevard. The victim’s 59-year-old wife, thinking it was a customer, came out to the register to find a crook with a gun who demanded the shop’s till, Shyy said. Read More
A man was detained for questioning in connection with the suspicious death of a dermatologist in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco, police said Monday.
Elias Michael, 47, was found dead by police in his high-rise apartment at 2030 Vallejo St. about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Officers were called to the scene on reports of a body. Read More
Not cool, bungling bros. Four would-be surfboard thieves were busted after busting into the Sunset Shapers surf shop on Saturday, according to a report from Ocean Beach Bulletin. About 2:30 a.m., the thieves smashed in the front door of the shop, which woke up a neighbor who looked out his window and saw three of the thieves taking surfboards to a car where another suspect was waiting. Read More
A group of tourists got a rude welcome to San Francisco when they were brutally attacked and robbed by a group of thugs Friday night, according to ABC news. The tourists were just checking into the Best Western Americana Hotel at Seventh and Minna streets about 11:50 p.m. when an altercation ensued between the tourists and a group of three men and two women who had attempted to use the hotel’s restroom, ABC reports. Read More
Two people were critically injured in an officer-involved shooting in the Mission district early Sunday morning when police confronted a person holding what appeared to be a firearm, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
A guy walking through the Mission district Wednesday was assaulted for his necklace, police said.The 59-year-old victim was near 24th and Lilac streets when one of two men walked past him, ripped off his necklace necklace and ran, police said. The victim tried to chase after the thief, but was stopped by a second suspect.
The two crooks fled south on Lilac Street and have yet to be found.The first thief was described by police as a black man in his 20s and the second man was said to be a Hispanic boy in his teens. Read More
A woman strolling through Cole Valley yesterday evening was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
The 44-year-old victim was walking on the unit block of Grattan Street about 5 p.m. when a man armed with a handgun walked up to her and demanded her purse.
The victim did as she was told and the crook, who was described by police as a black man in his 20s, fled to a vehicle waiting nearby. The car, which was described as black, was last seen headed southbound on Cole Street.
No arrests have been made.
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A man was beaten unconscious in a brazen Mission district robbery early Wednesday morning, police said.
The 46-year-old victim was walking near 22nd and Mission streets at about 1:50 a.m. on Wednesday when five hooligans attacked him, police said. The victim was hit numerous times in the head until he was knocked out.
After the assault, the crooks stole the man's wallet and cellphone and fled, police said. They were described by police as Hispanic men in their 20s.
Fortunately, the victim is expected to survive, police said. Read More
President Barack Obama is flying into the Bay Area tonight, so commuters in downtown San Francisco and beyond should be prepared to experience some traffic delays. Read More