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
The historic Armory building at 14th and Mission streets will soon be home to a community center where trade shows, sporting events and theater can be held.
Andrew Harvill, director of the community center, said the space will serve as a hub for the surrounding neighborhood. 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. Read More
A man’s “gang” tattoos reportedly sparked a shooting inside a Muni bus that injured two people on Easter Sunday, police said Wednesday. Read More
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. Read More
Hanging out in the Mission is no picnic in the park, as one San Francisco man learned last night.
A 48-year-old man told police he was sitting in Jose Coronado Playground at 21st and Folsom streets just before 7 p.m. when a man he did not know walked up and began punching him “for no reason.”
The suspect, described as a man in his early 20s, bolted west on 21st and then south on Shotwell Street, police said. Read More
San Francisco police are investigating a homicide after finding a woman stabbed to death inside her home near 16th and Mission streets.
Officers responded to the home in the 2000 block of Mission Street on Friday on a report of a body. The Medical Examiner later found that the 59-year-old Yvonne Barillas had been stabbed.
Police were mum on details in a preliminary report Monday.
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A college student visiting family during his spring break was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in San Francisco’s Mission district early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.Around 3 a.m., the 19-year-old man was walking with a friend near the intersection of 24th and Bryant streets when a car approached. A man exited the car, asked the teen if he was involved in a gang and shot him in his upper body, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A 16-year-old’s tooth was knocked out and his 78-year-old grandmother was robbed of her purse Thursday night after two teenage punks attacked them in the Mission district, police said.
The victims were reportedly walking on the sidewalk in the area of 24th and Capp streets at about 6 p.m. when the juveniles, described only as 16-year-old boys, began beating up the teenager. Read More
A drunken man was stabbed after bumping into another man in the Mission District Tuesday night, police said.
The 50-year-old victim was reportedly heavily intoxicated while walking in the 2800 block of Mission Street, near the 24th Street BART station, when he bumped into a 45-year-old man who was wearing a sun hat.
The two men got into an argument, and the victim ended up with a stab wound.
However, the victim “couldn’t recall” what the argument was about when police responded to the s Read More