A vehicle carrying three people, including a 71-year-old man, was hit by a bullet in the Sunnydale neighborhood on Tuesday, the second shooting in the area in as many days.
The victims, two men ages 50 and 71 and a 36-year-old woman, were driving eastbound in the 100 block of Blythedale Avenue, near Santos Street, when they saw two men in their 20s running toward them at about 6:30 p.m., police said. Read More
Police said they are searching for a woman who stabbed her roommate about 4:15 a.m. Sunday in the first block of Towerside Avenue in Visitacion Valley.
When officers arrived, they reportedly found a woman suffering from a stab wound. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, according to police.
The suspect, who’s also a woman and the victim’s roommate, fled the scene and remained at large Sunday, police said. Read More
Despite improvements in recent years, the maintenance of parks in the historically underserved southeastern San Francisco neighborhoods still lags other areas.
The City Controller’s Office released its annual report on maintenance performance at San Francisco’s 220 public open spaces, and the parks in supervisorial districts 10 and 11 — broadly encompassing the Excelsior district, Visitacion Valley, the Bayview and Hunters Point — were among the lowest-rated. Read More
Unless more criminals go hunting for spaces, residents of the Sunnydale housing projects have their parking lot back.
Last week, officials said, the Police Department and Department of Parking and Traffic conducted a sweep of the projects and discovered up to 40 vehicles that had been stolen, had expired registration or possibly contained stolen property. Read More
Before they were beaten, bound, gagged and left to die on a Visitacion Valley street Sunday night, a 26-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman had been viciously attacked inside a San Bruno Avenue home, according to a police report released Wednesday. 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
A sheriff’s deputy accused of pulling a gun during a heated argument with her sister’s neighbor is back at work, authorities said Tuesday, although her attorney claims she will be exonerated once the whole story surfaces.
Manconia Tamika Green, 36, of San Francisco, faces six misdemeanor counts related to an Oct. 3 dispute in the 3500 block of San Bruno Avenue in Visitacion Valley. 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
San Francisco city officials threw a party at a school gym in Visitacion Valley last Saturday to celebrate a return to normalcy after a yearlong sewer project wrapped up on Sunnydale Avenue.
Three days later, the neighborhood was back in turmoil after a large water main broke, flooding homes, cars and a school campus — including the gym where the party was held. Read More
Four shooting deaths since Sunday have been the result of a raging dispute between members of one vicious gang, police said Wednesday.
“Just a couple of weeks ago these guys were friends,” police Chief Greg Suhr said. “But now they’ve turned on each other.” Read More