An arrest has been made in the South of Market stabbing that claimed the life of Joseph Minozzi, a 30-year-old high-rise window washer who had appeared in a 2010 episode of A&E’s “Intervention,” police said. Read More
San Francisco police are hunting for a thug who stabbed a man in the thigh in the South of Market neighborhood last week after he refused to give him $5.“You should have gave me what I asked for,” the suspect told the man before the attack in the unit block of Sixth Street about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said Monday. Read More
San Francisco police dealt with two crime scenes early Wednesday after a man who was shot in the Tenderloin was brought by pals to a South of Market hotel.
Police responded to a hotel in the 200 block of Ninth Street just after 3 a.m. The victim, a man in his 20s, had a gunshot wound to his upper body that he had apparently suffered in the Tenderloin area, police said. Read More
A 44-year-old man is dead after being stabbed while at a homeless shelter in The City’s South of Market neighborhood, police said late Monday. It was the fourth homicide reported in San Francisco this year.The stabbing occurred about 7:10 p.m. Monday at 525 Fifth St., police reported. The incident is still under investigation, but the wound the victim suffered “proved fatal.” Read More
Four alleged gang members were ordered by a judge Wednesday to stand trial in connection with the 2009 slaying of a Louisiana man who prosecutors said was lured to the Bayview, robbed and shot dead while visiting The City. Read More
Reports of gunfire coming from a building in the South of Market district had a police SWAT team searching rooftops for gunmen Thursday night. It took two hours before two men were taken into custody, San Francisco police said.
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A botched attempt to kidnap and rob a woman in South of Market led a pair of apparently dim muggers to engage in a wild police chase Friday, injuring a pedestrian in a wheelchair and damaging several cars and a tree, police said.
Jesus Duran, 28, and Javier Perez, 27, both of San Francisco, are in custody and face multiple felony charges related to the incident. Read More
A 45-year-old man was shot by an apparent stranger who had followed him for several blocks in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Wednesday night, police said.The shooting occurred in the area of Folsom and Falmouth streets, between Fifth and Sixth streets, around 10 p.m. Read More
A goon said “what up” before shooting a 36-year-old man in the leg in San Francisco on Thursday, seemingly just to steal his cellphone, police said.The victim was walking in the area of 12th and Kissling streets, just north of the Central Freeway, around 2:30 a.m.One thug shot him and another took his phone, police said. Read More
A cabdriver and two good Samaritans helped rescue a man from a car that had burst into flames in San Francisco’s South of Market district early Monday, using a toppled street sign to smash a window during the daring rescue, according to KTVU and fire officials.
San Francisco police rushed to Folsom and 12th streets at 1:37 a.m. on a call that a car was engulfed in flames after plowing into a light pole. Read More