Two fights at a South of Market district nightclub in about 20 minutes Sunday left one man in critical condition, police said.A 30-year-old man was on life support Monday after suffering head trauma when a fight broke out inside the Temple Nightclub at 540 Howard St. around 1:20 a.m., police said Monday. A 26-year-old victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries in that fight. Read More
The long-running issue of violence outside nightclubs has resurfaced with a shooting outside a downtown venue Sunday morning that wounded two people.
Two people were shot and injured outside Lot 46 at 46 Geary St., located about a block east of Union Square, around 1:53 a.m., Police Department spokesman Officer Eric Chiang said Monday.
Police said the pair refused to help officers find the attacker and numerous witnesses offered vague descriptions of the shooter. Read More
Metal detectors, security cameras and an added police presence at nightclubs are being proposed in the wake of recent shootings in San Francisco.
Last month, shootings at and around nightclubs, including the slaying of a German tourist near Union Square, prompted Mayor Gavin Newsom to direct the Police Department to devise a club-security report. Read More
A suspect in the July killing of a man outside the San Francisco club Jelly's was arrested late last week, police said Wednesday.
The news came to light at the Police Department's CompStat meeting Wednesday morning in the Bayview District, where police Capt. Greg Suhr noted the arrest.
Lee Farley, 39, of Richmond, was shot on July 11 at about 1:40 a.m. outside Jelly's, a Mission Bay dance cafe located on Pier 50. Read More
The City wants to equip its oversight body for entertainment venues with the power to yank permits if public safety is a concern.City officials have put pressure on the Entertainment Commission to crack down on troubled nightlife spots blamed for contributing to violence that erupts on residential streets. Read More
San Francisco prosecutors today decided not to file charges against a man accused of being the second shooter in the murder of a Richmond man outside a San Francisco nightclub earlier this month.
San Francisco police had issued a murder warrant for William Josefa Agbekoh, 25, in connection with the Feb. 7 shooting of Lawon Marshawn Hall, 19, outside the Suede nightclub near Fisherman's Wharf. Read More
A San Francisco nightclub that was the scene of a shooting early Sunday morning that left one person dead and four others injured agreed Monday to temporarily close its doors, according to the mayor's office.
The Suede nightclub at 383 Bay St., near Fisherman's Wharf, has been the scene of violent incidents in the past, city officials alleged. Read More
A Tenderloin adult nightclub that earned the ire of neighbors and city officials alike for noise and violence was ordered closed by a Superior Court judge Wednesday. Read More
A rowdy Tenderloin adult entertainment spot that has angered police and neighborhood residents for the violence and noise that has spilled out its front door could be shut down now that The City has asked for its closure.
The Pink Diamonds nightclub at 220 Jones St. has long been targeted for closure by the City Attorney’s Office, but a homicide that
police said happened in a line for the club may have been the final push to shutter the club. Read More