A young mother was felled by bullets while socializing outside a public-housing complex in Potrero Hill on Saturday night, the latest in a rash of killings in San Francisco.
The victim was identified by the San Francisco medical examiner Sunday as 19-year-old Caprisha Green. Police say Green was shot about 10:25 p.m. in the 1000 block of Connecticut Street. She was rushed to San Francisco General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police have made no arrests in the case. Read More
A man who was shot in the head while sitting in a car at the corner of 18th and Bryant streets Thursday evening was pronounced dead Friday and was identified Monday by the San Francisco Medical Examiner as 28-year old San Francisco resident Giovanni Lechado.
A woman in the car, described by friends as the man's wife, was also shot and sustained life-threatening injuries, according to police. A four-month-old infant that was in the car at the time of the attack was not injured. Read More
Catalina Torres, a mother of two who was shot and killed Saturday along with Martinez police Sgt. Paul Starzyk, had been attempting to help her cousin escape from an abusive relationship, the director of a local domestic violence program said Monday.
Torres, 44, was a former victim of domestic violence and had sought help from STAND! Against Domestic Violence to escape from her own abusive relationship, said Gloria Sandoval, executive director of the group. Read More
In response to the murder of the president of the San Francisco chapter of the Hells Angels by a motor-cycle riding gunman Tuesday night, police told residents of the Mission District neighborhood where the shooting took place that they were braced for follow-up violence. Read More
Mountain View police Wednesday announced the arrest of a sixth suspect in the fatal shooting of a brother and sister in June.
Eric Williams, 22, was arrested without incident in Union City on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant for two counts of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, according to Mountain View police spokeswoman Liz Wylie. Read More
Four suspects have been arrested for the June 28 double homicide that took the lives of a brother and sister, while three more suspects still at large are considered armed and dangerous, a Mountain View police sergeant said Wednesday.
Maria Teresa Sanchez-Aquino, 27, and her brother Omar Aquino, 24, were found shot to death the morning of June 28 in their Plymouth Street home, Sgt. Ken Leal said. Read More
A man who failed to call the police after witnessing his neighbor bludgeoned and dragged into the garage has no regrets, he said. Read More
A man was fatally shot Tuesday evening in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood.
Officers were called to 813 Chenery St. around 6:30 p.m., a dispatcher said. There was a single victim and no arrests have been made in the case. Read More
Mourners gathered on the corner of a quiet residential block in the Excelsior district Thursday afternoon to grieve the death of a 14-year-old Mission High School sophomore who was fatally stabbed there in the dark hours of morning. Read More
The defense attorney in a high-profile triple-murder case says San Francisco police have continued a smear campaign against his client, Edwin Ramos.
The accusation was made by attorney Robert Amparan following a hearing Wednesday. Judge Lucy McCabe denied a defense motion to prevent prosecutors and police from publicly discussing the murder case. Read More