A man was wounded in a shooting in the Tenderloin on Wednesday, police said.
The 36-year-old victim was in the first block of Golden Gate Avenue about 5:22 p.m. when two men approached him and one shot at his leg, police said. The goons then fled.
The victim’s injury was not life-threatening. No arrests have been made. Read More
A man and a woman told police their car was stolen at Ocean Beach early Thursday.
Just after 2 a.m., police said, two thugs drove up as the man and woman were walking to their car in the 800 block of Great Highway. One reportedly pointed a gun at the man and said he was taking the vehicle.
The victim handed over the keys, police said, and the thug took off with the car while the other suspect followed in his vehicle. Read More
A woman was assaulted during a cellphone robbery in the Ingleside district Tuesday, police said.
The 23-year-old was near Harold and Bruce avenues about 10:15 p.m. when two young hoodlums snuck up behind her and grabbed the phone from her hands. She struggled with the pair, but was overpowered and knocked to the ground.
The two suspects reportedly fled in a gray SUV south on Harold Avenue. Read More
Redwood City police said they are investigating a burglary and dognapping that happened sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Monday at a house in the 200 block of West Oakwood Boulevard.
The crooks stole electronics, jewelry and 11-month-old chocolate Labrador named Gus. Anyone with information on Gus’ whereabouts can call Detective Josh Chilton at (650) 780-7141. Gus was wearing a collar with identification and contact information at the time of his abduction, police said. Read More
An argument on Muni cut to the quick Monday, police said. Following an altercation about 3:20 p.m., a 54-year-old man’s hand was sliced by a knife-wielding man in his 40s near Haight Street and Central Avenue.
Both men exited the bus and the suspect fled. The victim was treated for his injury, which was not considered life-threatening. Read More
Three fires in the Sunset district last week sparked investigators’ interest, police said. About 11 p.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of Cecilia Avenue, four trashcan fires were reported. Four hours later, a blaze on scaffolding in the 2200 block of Cecilia Avenue was called in. About 45 minutes later, a fence was torched in the 500 block of Rivera Street.
No suspects have been identified.
Police will honor one of their own with a memorial service today — 18 years after he was fatally shot while in the line of duty by a heavily armed and armored drifter.
On Nov. 13, 1994, San Francisco Police Department Officer James Guelff was killed by a carjacking suspect at Pine and Franklin streets, where the 6 p.m. memorial will be held. The public is invited to attend.
The carjacking suspect was later identified as 37-year-old Victor Boutwell. Read More
Rob her once, shame on you. But if you rob Presidio Heights shopkeeper Traci Teraoka twice, you might as well smile for the cameras.
The owner of Poetica Art and Antiques at 3461 Sacramento St., recently launched an effort with police to convince fellow neighborhood merchants that installing cameras is worth the expense. It only took one shoplifting incident, Teraoka said, before she was convinced she needed extra eyes on her store. Read More
A 26-year-old man was brutally assaulted outside an Inner Richmond district bar early Sunday morning, police said. The victim and a friend were in a bar in the 3900 block of Geary Boulevard about 1 a.m. when the victim went outside, police Officer spokesman Gordon Shyy said. The friend went outside a few minutes later and found the victim face down on the sidewalk and then took him to the hospital. Read More
Two people were arrested in connection with a fatal Mission district shooting Tuesday after the latest fatality this month in the besieged neighborhood.
The victim was found by police just after midnight at 20th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. He died later at a hospital, police said. His identity has not been released pending family notification, the Medical Examiner’s Office said. Read More