A 48-year-old man was shot in a Bayview district park Tuesday following an apparent argument over drugs, police said.
The shooting was reported about 7:15 p.m. in a small park with a children’s playground at Palou Avenue and Phelps Street. It was not immediately clear whether anyone besides the suspect and victim were in the park at the time of the shooting. Read More
A man who filmed the aftermath of a controversial officer-involved shooting in the Bayview district two years ago, then later blasted cops in a TV interview over the incident, was killed Wednesday in the same neighborhood.
Trivon Dixon, 27, of Rodeo was fatally shot about 3:45 p.m. while sitting in a car in the first block of Whitney Young Circle, Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A chatty thief who asked to borrow a cellphone in the Bayview on Tuesday -- and took more than 20 minutes to finish his conversation -- was arrested after he allegedly decided not to return the device, police said.
An officer was flagged down by the phone’s 35-year-old owner at about 2:20 a.m. in the area of Newhall Street and Newcomb Avenue. Read More
When 54-year-old Luther Robinson was stabbed and killed in Mendell Plaza in February 2012, the Bayview district community decided they had had enough of the violence plaguing their streets. Read More
Two people were wounded, one critically, in a broad-daylight shooting in the Bayview Tuesday, police said.
At about noon, police said, a 28-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were standing in the area of Westpoint and Middlepoint roads when an unknown gunman opened fire, striking the man multiple times, including in the torso. Read More
A suspicious fire in San Francisco's Bayview District early this morning caused an estimated $2.75 million in damage to three buildings and displaced 30 people from the neighborhood, authorities said.
The four-alarm blaze was reported at 12:53 a.m. at a two-story home at 1644 McKinnon Ave. near Third Street and spread to two other buildings. Read More
A 12-year-old boy is facing charges after he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen car in the Bayview district last weekend, police said.At 2:44 p.m. Saturday, police said, officers responded to the area of Palou Avenue and Hawes Street on a report of a vehicle being driven by a 12-year-old.Sure enough, they reportedly found that vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Palou with the pre-teen behind the wheel. Read More
The man accused of holding four hostages during a six-hour standoff in the Bayview district Wednesday morning following a botched robbery has been identified as William Carter, 22, of San Francisco.
Carter and three accomplices — Damien Thomas, 33; Joseph Hall, 30; and Daniel Contreras, 40 — were booked on multiple charges related to the armed heist at a permitted marijuana-growing operation in the 2100 block of Jennings Street, police said. Read More
UPDATE: Police announced Friday that suspect Daniel Ripper was arrested in this case. An investigation by Police Inspector John Keane of the special victims unit led to the bust at the Kean Hotel at Sixth and Mission streets. Keane called the arrest a team effort by SFPD.
In only the first few months of his life, a San Francisco infant was abandoned on a rain-soaked street after birth and born with cocaine in his system -- and now is the victim of a theft. Read More
A man accused of a fatal shooting on a busy intersection in San Francisco's Bayview District on Monday morning pleaded not guilty today to murder charges.
Cameron Williams, 22, also known as Charles Wilson, is suspected of gunning down Dominic Scott, also 22, at 8:24 a.m. Monday at Third Street and Palou Avenue. Williams fled after the shooting but was arrested shortly afterward a few blocks away at Quesada Avenue and Keith Street, police said. Read More