A man was shot in the arm on Sixth Street early this morning, police said.
The 56-year-old told police he was sitting in front of a hotel in the 100 block of Sixth Street at about 2 a.m. when he heard a gunshot and felt the sting from the bullet.
He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive, police said. No arrest has been reported. The victim said he didn’t know the shooter. A suspect description was not immediately available. Read More
A father was stabbed during a brawl with a vile thug who had urinated in front of his two young daughters in the mid-Market district on Tuesday.
At about 6:30 p.m., police said, the disgusted 27-year-old dad was waiting at a bus stop with the toddlers near The Warfield on Market Street when the suspect approached and began peeing in the shelter, Officer Gordon Shyy said.
"The father was upset and asked him to not do that, especially with his kids there," Shyy said. Read More
A taxi driver was robbed by a customer at knife-point in the South of Market district Wednesday night, police said.
The hack heist was reported in the 1000 block of Folsom Street, near Sixth Street, at about 8:45 p.m.
The suspect hailed the taxi, went on a ride and then put the knife to the cab driver’s neck, police said. He then reportedly ordered the 38-year-old driver to turn off the vehicle and his cellphone. Read More
This suspect wasn’t very bright after all.
Southern Police Station officers who had been patrolling the Sixth Street corridor during the early morning hours of Feb. 12 said they came upon a vehicle traveling southbound with its high beams on.
The officers made a U-turn and began to follow the vehicle, police said. After running a computer check on the license plate, police said they learned the vehicle had been stolen. Read More
A man was zapped with a stun gun and stabbed in the arm on Sixth Street early Tuesday morning during a fight over the quality of the methamphetamine he had just purchased, police said.
The stabbing was reported shortly after midnight in the first block of Sixth Street. The victim, a man in his early 50s, had purchased the drug from the suspect, then later confronted him after being unsatisfied with it, according to police. Read More
Two people have been arrested in the East Bay in connection with the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man in South of Market on Friday night, police said Sunday.
Anthony Pratt, 27, of Union City, and Trumillion Ballard, 24, of San Francisco, were arrested Saturday evening in Union City on suspicion of killing Gary Smith in front of the Baldwin House Hotel at 74 Sixth St. Read More
San Francisco police are hunting for a thug who stabbed a man in the thigh in the South of Market neighborhood last week after he refused to give him $5.“You should have gave me what I asked for,” the suspect told the man before the attack in the unit block of Sixth Street about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said Monday. Read More
In the first homicide of the year in The City, an unidentified man was cut down early Thursday on the squalid Sixth Street corridor, just yards from where a new police substation has been planned.
The victim, about 30 years old, was found lying near the corner of Sixth and Stevenson streets just south of Market Street about 2:30 a.m., police said. The man, who had been stabbed in the torso, died at a hospital nearly an hour later. Read More
Years in the making, a police substation along Sixth Street to help turn around the crime-plagued area is on schedule to open next summer if approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
The Sixth Street substation is part of The City’s plan to revitalize the mid-Market Street area.
The substation is expected to open in June, around the same time the microblogging service Twitter plans to move into its new headquarters on Market and 10th str Read More
A teenage girl and a woman were recovering at a hospital but still in serious condition Monday after being shot Saturday morning at a South of Market intersection that’s been plagued by violence.
A 15-year-old girl and 43-year-old woman were standing at Sixth and Minna streets about 2:15 a.m. when the gunfire began, said police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi. Read More