Police still don’t know why a Richmond district man attacked his family, but the department’s chief defended the actions of officers who shot and killed the man after he reportedly stabbed family members Monday morning.
During a calm community meeting Tuesday night, police Chief Greg Suhr told neighborhood residents the officers did all they could — including using a nonlethal weapon on the man — before firing at him with a gun. Read More
A man who allegedly stabbed both of his parents before being shot to death by police on Monday in San Francisco’s Richmond district has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s office as 44-year-old Peter Woo. Read More
Residents living on Funston Avenue near Golden Gate Park in the Inner Richmond district describe their block as safe and quiet, and their neighbors as private and friendly. Read More
An Asian man who stabbed two elderly relatives, one fatally, in a Richmond district home Monday morning was shot and killed by San Francisco police after he allegedly charged at them with two knives, police said. Read More
San Francisco police shot a man after he allegedly stabbed two people in a Richmond district home, police said.
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The incident occurred in the 600 block of Funston Avenue, cops said.
Three people, including the suspect, were taken away in ambulances, police said.
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Two small sinkholes swallowed a piece of 15th Avenue in the Richmond district Sunday, forcing the closure of the roadway between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission blamed it on a collapsed 100-year-old sewer main.One sinkhole, about 2 feet wide, opened Sunday morning in the middle of the street, and another appeared on the verge of opening a short distance away. Vehicles parked in the area were not affected. Read More
Four stabbing victims showed up at a hospital in Daly City early this morning, a police spokesman said.Officers went to Seton Medical Center at about 2:30 a.m. after hospital officials contacted police to report the arrival of four victims of an apparent stabbing, Daly City police Sgt. David Mackriss said.All four victims had moderate injuries, Mackriss said, none of which appeared to be life threatening. Read More
A bar fight degenerated into a scissors stabbing in the Richmond district Friday, police said. A 28-year-old thug entered a bar in the 400 block of Clement Street and started a fight with a 31-year-old man around 9 p.m., police said. A 30-year-old male friend of the victim jumped in to help. During the scuffle, the thug produced a pair of scissors and cut the first victim on the elbow and then stabbed the second victim in the back, police said. Read More
Three men were victimized in separate robberies in San Francisco overnight, police said. The first robbery occurred in Visitacion Valley on Tuesday, cops said. A 22-year-old man was in the area of Velasco Avenue and Santos Street around 10 p.m. when he was held at gunpoint by a group of three men in their 20s. The crooks demanded his things and fled with the victim’s iPad, iPod, cellphone, paychecks and cash, police said. Read More
Four crooks were arrested following a gunpoint heist in a Richmond district business on Friday, police said.Police say the same number of suspects entered the business in the 2000 block of Clement Street around 12:45 p.m., brandished handguns, and fled with a gold watch, cash and a bracelet. The victims were two men in their 60s.Three men between ages 18 and 23, and a woman in her early 20s, were detained shortly after the heist, police said. Read More