Two men who were shot dead after a broad-daylight brawl in Visitacion Valley on Monday were both named in a 2010 city gang injunction, with one identified as a member of the notoriously vicious Towerside posse. Read More
Almost a year of silence was broken last weekend when retaliatory gang violence erupted in the Mission district, killing three and injuring two.
To the dismay of some law enforcement officials, the gang shootings occurred within a “safety zone” created to limit gang activity, which officials say has been a successful tool in suppressing killings and shootings in neighborhoods held hostage by various gang factions. Read More