San Francisco resident Walter Smith, 30, was found stabbed in the Bayview early New Year’s Day.
He later died at General Hospital. Police are seeking tips in the slaying, The City’s first homicide of 2013, a police spokesman said.
A detailed suspect description was not available. Read More
Homicide investigators are hunting for clues after an unidentified man and woman were mysteriously left bound and gagged on a San Francisco street Sunday night.About 8:30 p.m. Sunday, police said, a man in his 20s and a teenager were found tied up but still alive in the 900 block of Brussels Street near Mansell Street, which is located on the northern end of Visitacion Valley, blocks away from Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School. 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
Three homicides, two suspicious deaths, a suicide involving chemicals that led to an apartment building evacuation, and the inexplicable near-fatal beating of a 94-year-old woman all contributed to an unusually vicious few days in San Francisco.
Police have been “pretty busy” since Friday morning, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said, when they received their first in a string of grim reports: A mysterious shooting inside a Mission district apartment. Read More
A 45-year-old parolee has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a gay man who was found bound and gagged in his Diamond Heights apartment. Read More
Police are seeking two suspects in connection with a Lower Pacific Heights shooting death during the Labor Day weekend.
The victim, identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as 38-year-old Jonathan Bullock, was shot multiple times in his upper body about 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of Broderick Street.
Bullock was pronounced dead at San Francisco General Hospital on Sunday, police said. Read More
Police are searching for at least two suspects in a shooting that killed one and left another with life-threatening injuries in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday night.The shooting was reported at 10:03 p.m. in the 3000 block of San Bruno Avenue, Officer Gordon Shyy said.The two victims were standing in front of a building there when two men in their 20s opened fire at them before fleeing the scene and jumping into a waiting car. Read More
Two men who were shot dead after a broad-daylight brawl in Visitacion Valley on Monday were both named in a 2010 city gang injunction, with one identified as a member of the notoriously vicious Towerside posse. Read More
An apparent gang war in Visitacion Valley is heating up, with three neighborhood men killed in the past two days to bring the total there to eight homicides this year.
The latest slayings occurred in broad daylight Monday on Burr Avenue, a gang bastion in the heart of one of the neighborhood’s housing projects, police said. About 1:15 p.m., police said, two men were shot dead after a “huge fight” near Argonaut Avenue, located on the stomping grounds of the vicious Towerside gang. Read More
Danielle Bologna’s family remains in hiding even after the recent conviction of an alleged MS-13 gang member for killing her husband and two of her sons four years ago. Now she must relive the trauma a second time. Read More