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 man was robbed of a bag of recyclables and beaten with a metal bar in the Mid-Market district on Sunday, police said.The victim, a 29-year-old San Francisco resident, reportedly knew his attacker and is so afraid of him that he refused to identify him to police, spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said Monday.At about 5:10 p.m., Esparza said, officers responded to the 100 block of Hyde Street on a report that a man’s face was bleeding profusely. Read More
The handful of blocks that are bounded by Sixth, Seventh, Market, Mission streets are not quite San Francisco’s worst neighborhood for criminal behavior and public safety, but they are perhaps The City’s most high-profile symbol of those urban ills. This hotbed of addiction, homelessness, and crime has long vexed city leaders. Read More
In an unexpected move, developers in San Francisco’s mid-Market Street neighborhood are applying for a tax break put in place for Twitter and other tech companies.
In 2011, the Board of Supervisors eliminated the payroll tax for new employees hired by companies in the area. Mayor Ed Lee and other supporters called the move necessary to keep Twitter from leaving town and to foster the emergence of a tech economy in the long-depressed neighborhood.
With the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency on its last legs, Mayor Ed Lee is moving quickly on doing damage control before investors turn a cold shoulder to big project plans that have already been years in the making. Read More
A teenager is expected to be sentenced to probation Monday in connection with the brazen daylight gang shooting that injured five people in the mid-Market Street area this summer on Pink Saturday.
Terrell Blay, 18, of San Francisco and a 16-year-old boy, whose identity is not being released because he is a minor, were arrested shortly after the gunplay at Market and Seventh streets around 6:15 p.m. Read More
A man filming an assault with his cellphone camera at bustling Fifth and Market streets Wednesday was punched and robbed of the phone, police said.The victim began filming as four thugs — one as young as 13 — attacked a 48-year-old woman around 6:40 p.m. One of the crooks, a man in his late teens to early 20s, punched the victim and swiped his phone, police said. Read More
Terrell Blay, 18, of San Francisco, was identified Monday as one of two teenage suspects detained following Saturday’s brazen Mid-Market district shooting that injured five people.Blay and a 16-year-old boy were arrested shortly after the broad daylight gang shootout at Market and Seventh streets. The identity of the 16-year-old is not being released because he is a minor. Read More
A program that fills vacant storefronts with art installations along a seedy stretch of Market Street relaunched with great fanfare Friday with Mayor Ed Lee helping kick things off. But behind the scenes, the Mayor’s Office clashed with the merchants’ group originally charged with running the show. Read More