A gun-toting crook was rejected Wednesday while trying to rob a driver at a Bayview gas station after the victim simply drove away.
However, not to be denied, the thief turned his attention — and gun — to three women inside a nearby car and snatched heaps of loot, police said. Read More
A woman was shot while hanging laundry outside her Potrero Hill home early Thursday, only hours after a 59-year-old man in the Bayview district was plugged by a gunman described by police as barely a teenager.
About 1:30 a.m., according to police reports, a 49-year-old woman was standing in front of her home in the housing projects in the 900 block of Connecticut Street. Read More
Two people have been taken into custody in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon in San Francisco’s Bayview district.
The 18-year-old male victim was shot twice on the corner of Third Street and Gilman Avenue around 3:45 p.m. by two suspects, according to police.
The suspects were seen fleeing into a home on the 1000 block of Fitzgerald Avenue, and police immediately surrounded the house. Read More
The victim of a fatal shooting Friday night in the Bayview district was identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office on Sunday as 22-year-old Henry Tautolo of San Francisco.
Tautolo was found on the unit block of Nichols Way at the Alice Griffith public-housing complex about 9 p.m. Friday, police reported. He had been shot multiple times in the upper body, police Officer Albie Esparza said.
Tautolo was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he died. Read More
These burglars are professional jerks.
Police are hunting for a heartless thief or thieves who last week burglarized a Bayview district nonprofit that serves low-income youths, making off with 15 laptops that contained the kids’ hard work in digital media arts.
The crooks apparently went to great lengths to pull off the heist. Police said they used ropes to rappel from a rooftop window to gain access to the second story of the warehouse building at 2415 Third St. Read More
It’s unclear exactly what Mayor Ed Lee had in mind when he first suggested some form of “stop and frisk” policy to combat The City’s recent surge in gun violence, but on Tuesday he pledged that his solution won’t violate residents’ civil rights. Read More
A young man accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed his friend in the Bayview district Friday had been spinning doughnuts with his car prior to the accident, prosecutors said.
Daniel Lara, 18, of San Francisco appeared in court Wednesday on five felony counts related to the crash that claimed the life of 19-year-old Eduardo Perez, who died in his brother’s arms at the scene, authorities said. Bail was set at $900,000, and Lara is expected to enter a plea Friday. Read More
Fireworks lit up the night during Fourth of July celebrations in San Francisco — and later, so did gasoline and bullets.
About 1 a.m. Thursday, a teenager reported to police that he had been shot in the back while watching an illegal fireworks display at 14th and Shotwell streets in the Mission district. A pal drove the 18-year-old to San Francisco General Hospital, but the injury is not considered life-threatening, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
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A man was arrested last weekend after assaulting a liquor store owner with a bottle of beer he thought was overpriced, police said.
About 11:15 p.m. Saturday, two men entered the store at 23rd and Kansas streets to buy beer, police said. After paying for the beverages, two 24-ounce bottles, one of the men complained that they were too expensive and began harassing one of the owners. Read More
Many people had motives to kill a man alleged to be a Compton gang member, defense attorneys said Wednesday while denying that a San Francisco couple killed their daughter’s pimp near Candlestick Park this month.
Family and friends packed a courtroom Wednesday to support Barry Gilton, 38, and longtime girlfriend Lupe Mercado, 37, who are charged with first-degree murder in connection with the vigilante-style killing of Calvin Sneed. Read More