A man was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco's Mission District on Thursday night, police said Friday.
The stabbing was reported at 8:13 p.m. at 21st and Capp streets.
The 20-year-old victim was walking in the area when two suspects approached and one stabbed him multiple times in the torso, according to police.
The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening. Read More
Violence erupting from Mission district gang tensions has led to two memorial services for gunned-down youths in just five days and a response from city officials who say they are flooding the area with resources to cool things down. Read More
Two people were arrested in connection with a fatal Mission district shooting Tuesday after the latest fatality this month in the besieged neighborhood.
The victim was found by police just after midnight at 20th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. He died later at a hospital, police said. His identity has not been released pending family notification, the Medical Examiner’s Office said. Read More
A man is fighting for his life after he was viciously beaten over the head with a metal object during a dust-up with at least five thugs Sunday while celebrating the Giants’ World Series victory in the Upper Haight neighborhood. Read More
A police officer reportedly dodged bullets during a freeway car chase early Thursday that led to the arrest of one of three suspects.
About 1:30 a.m., police said, the officer was driving an unmarked police cruiser southbound on U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco when someone shot at him from a moving car. Read More
A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting in the 2800 block of Harrison Street in the Mission district about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday night, police said, marking the third fatal assault there in the past two weeks.
Cesar Bermudez, 19, of San Francisco, was pronounced dead at the scene and the second victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Read More
Faced with what appears to be a mountain of evidence implicating him in the brutal rape and robbery of three women in the Mission district last year, Frederick Dozier Jr. maintains that he’s not guilty — even claiming to a police detective that one of the victims had made a pass at him.
Opening statements in Dozier’s trial were given Tuesday. He faces 26 charges in connection with three horrific sexual assaults on 24th Street on June 17, Nov. 18 and Dec. 8. Read More
Opening statements in the grim trial of a man being charged with raping, beating and robbing three women in the Mission district last year could begin this week.
Frederick Dozier Jr. could face life in prison in connection with the vicious 2011 assaults along the 24th Street corridor June 17, Nov. 18 and Dec. 8 that put the neighborhood on edge. Read More
A vicious fistfight involving seven men in the Mission district early Tuesday left one of the men fighting for his life at a local hospital.
About 2 a.m., police said, officers responded to reports of a brawl that possibly drew up to 20 people at the bustling intersection of 16th and Valencia streets. Read More
A 17-year-old girl was one of two people who were critically injured in vicious stabbings Tuesday, police said.
In the incident involving the teen, officers responded at 7 p.m. to a fight that broke out on Valencia Street between 20th and 21st streets. When the officers arrived, they learned that the 17-year-old had been stabbed and taken by friends to San Francisco General Hospital, police Officer Gordon Shyy said Wednesday. Read More