Two men who appear to have shot each other have both been taken to San Francisco General Hospital, one with life-threatening wounds, police reported.
At about 8:30 p.m., police responded to reports of gunshots on Garlington Court, a residential street in the Bayview neighborhood near George Washington Carver Elementary School, according to police Sgt. Lynn Tomioka.
Police found two victims with gunshot wounds, one of whom may have life-threatening injuries, she said. Read More
LOS ANGELES — A young mother who allegedly shot her two boys Saturday — killing her 5-year-old and critically wounding her 1-year-old — shouted “I’ve wasted my life!” from her balcony and threatened to kill herself before she was arrested, police and neighbors said. Read More
Police shot and wounded a 27-year-old man Sunday evening in the Mission District after failing to subdue him with pepper spray and a round from a non-lethal projectile weapon.
The unidentified man, who was armed with a knife, is expected to survive, police said Monday.
A rowdy Tenderloin adult entertainment spot that has angered police and neighborhood residents for the violence and noise that has spilled out its front door could be shut down now that The City has asked for its closure.
The Pink Diamonds nightclub at 220 Jones St. has long been targeted for closure by the City Attorney’s Office, but a homicide that
police said happened in a line for the club may have been the final push to shutter the club. Read More
A man police say was involved in the murder of two men in the Mission district Sunday afternoon had been searched and questioned by police just 10 minutes before the incident.
Andres Siordia, 19, was charged Tuesday with murder and attempted murder for the shooting deaths of Francisco Cornejo, 26, and Francisco Pena, 41. The two men were killed around 4 p.m. Sunday at Papa Potrero’s Pizza at 24th and Potrero streets. A third man was shot, but he’s expected to survive. Read More
A gang-related fistfight near a Mission District pizzeria erupted into gunfire Sunday afternoon, leaving two men dead and two others behind bars.
The victims were identified by the medical examiner’s office Monday morning as Francisco Pena, 41, a resident of The City, and Francisco Cornejo, 26, whose address wasn’t known.
A third man, whose name was not released, remains in life-threatening condition, San Francisco police Sgt. Lyn Tomioka said. Read More
A student at Skyline College in San Bruno who was shot on campus early this month is in jail this weekend for allegedly being a gang member with a gun and is scheduled to appear in San Mateo County Superior Court on Wednesday.
Eric Douglas Brewer, 20, was shot once in the buttocks at about 1:30 p.m. Sept. 2 in a campus parking lot. He was transported to San
Francisco General Hospital and released within the week. Read More
The slayings of three men during the weekend has put San Francisco on pace with last year’s murder toll.
The weekend killings bring The City’s 2008 homicide tally to 81. Last year, San Francisco had 82 killings at this time and eventually reached a decade high of 98 homicides.
On Sunday, officers in the Tenderloin were searching for an assailant who stabbed 59-year-old Ralph Ruiz to death during a 10:45 a.m. argument on Hyde Street. Read More
The ongoing surge of violence in the Mission district continued Sunday night, when a San Francisco man was fatally shot on the corner of Valencia Street and Duboce Avenue. He was the eighth person killed in the neighborhood since Aug. 22. Read More
A woman who was fatally shot in the Potrero Hill neighborhood Saturday night was identified Sunday by the chief investigator at the Medical Examiner's Office as 19-year-old San Francisco resident Caprisha Green.
The shooting was reported in the 1000 block of Connecticut Street about 10:25 p.m., according to police. Read More