Police are hunting for the cold-blooded gangbanger who fatally shot a promising student-athlete near his family’s Mission district home early Saturday. Read More
Police are hunting for those responsible for an arson incident last weekend at a Financial District restaurant.
The one-alarm fire broke out at 7 Pleasures California Grill & Bakery at 554 Commercial St., which is about a block from the Transamerica Pyramid building.
A firefighter was reportedly transported to a hospital with minor injuries while battling the blaze. However, officials said the fire was quickly extinguished. Read More
A 31-year-old man was shot dead Monday afternoon as he sat in his car in the Bayview district, police said.About 3:30 p.m., police said, officers responded to the 1300 block of Thomas Avenue, about three blocks from Third Street, where they found the man, whose name has yet to be released.He suffered bullet wounds to the head and chest, police 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
Police are hunting for the heartless thug who dragged a sleeping homeless man into the street, bashed his head on the concrete and robbed him in Fisherman’s Wharf early Sunday.
Just before 4 a.m., police said, the 48-year-old victim was catching some Z’s in an alcove on Beach Street near Taylor Street when he was viciously attacked.
“He was awakened by the suspect dragging him,” Police Officer Albie Esparza said Monday. Read More
A police officer was knocked unconscious and another officer’s nose was damaged while they were breaking up a brawl near the cable car turnaround on Powell Street early Sunday.
The unidentified male officers had been patrolling the area in their police cruiser just after 2 a.m. when they came upon the fight near Ellis Street, Police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A vicious fistfight involving seven men in the Mission district early Tuesday left one of the men fighting for his life at a local hospital.
About 2 a.m., police said, officers responded to reports of a brawl that possibly drew up to 20 people at the bustling intersection of 16th and Valencia streets. Read More
Who’s the real animal here?
Douglas James Burrows, 26, of San Francisco, is accused of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly sicking his leashed mastiff on a 55-year-old man during a broad-daylight attack in the Tenderloin on Sunday.
About 4:15 p.m., police said, officers responded to Eddy Street between Larkin and Polk streets and found the victim beaten and suffering from a dog bite on his hand. His injuries, however, are not life-threatening. Read More
A vicious drunk who was being treated at St. Francis Memorial Hospital for intoxication Friday was arrested after allegedly breaking a nurse’s eye socket.
Aleksey Petrov, 51, of San Francisco, is accused of punching the 57-year-old woman, who was treating him at the Nob Hill hospital, at least twice about 8:50 p.m. When staffers heard the commotion, they rushed to the nurse’s aid and called police. Meanwhile, Petrov fled the hospital — but he wouldn’t get far. Read More
Police have increased patrols in the Sunnydale housing projects after a string of horrific gun violence since mid-May that has left three 21-year-olds and one 22-year-old dead.
The latest victim, who has not been identified, was fatally shot about 7:20 p.m. Sunday while standing in front of his home in the 1700 block of Sunnydale Avenue, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The 21-year-old suffered multiple bullet wounds, including one to his head, Esparza said. Read More