Here's one shotgun offense that fell short.Two hooligans walked away empty-handed after their attempts to rob some men near the Civic Center today were foiled by fleet feet, police said.The duo, one of which was armed with a shotgun, approached the victims on the 1100 block of Market Street at about 3:55 a.m. They first cornered a 36-year-old man and demanded his cellphone. When they pointed the shotgun at him, he ran away, police said. Read More
The homeless man who in July was allegedly found near Golden Gate Park with an arsenal of weapons and ammo in his vehicle intended to harm a family member, police said Wednesday.
Also found in Robert Johns’ Jeep Cherokee was a card listing the names and titles of U.S. politicians, but police do not know if the 37-year-old was targeting any of them. Read More
The day after it became illegal in California to openly carry an unloaded handgun in public, a man showed up at a Daly City mall Monday with an unloaded shotgun strapped to his back – and he wasn’t arrested, police said.
A security guard called police after spotting a man with a shotgun outside Serramonte Shopping Center about 9 a.m., before the mall opened for business, Daly City police Sgt. Michael Barton said. Read More
A state appeals court in San Francisco today upheld a juvenile court judge's decision to order a detention commitment of at least seven years for a Berkeley youth who at age 15 shot and killed his father.
Davon Faison, now 17, was found guilty by Juvenile Court Judge Gail Bereola last year of the first-degree murder of his father, Charles Faison, 40, at the family's residence in Berkeley on June 19, 2008. Read More