These are excerpts from the San Francisco Police Department's daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by police precincts and the neighborhoods they patrol.
Bayview, Hunters Point
Stomach pains: A 19-year-old from Modesto was shot in the stomach in the parking lot of a store at Third Street and Williams Avenue at 5:12 p.m. Jan. 7. When police arrived, the victim had been transported to San Francisco General Hospital by colleagues and was being treated by medical staff. A witness said she saw the victim arguing with another man in the parking lot. The suspect, who was described as a male in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, took out a handgun, fired it at the victim, put the gun down and fled in a white Toyota. The victim ran northbound on Third, where he was picked up and taken to SFGH. A witness said a person in line at the store dropped his purchase, picked up the gun and left the scene. The object was retrieved by officers and is undergoing forensicanalysis. The victim had a non-life-threatening wound to his stomach.
South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero
Attempted robbery: An officer responded to the Yerba Buena Gardens Jan. 7 on a report of an attempted robbery. He met two young victims who were scared and upset because three males approached them and attempted to rob them. The victims gave the officer a detailed description of the suspects. Other officers located two of the suspects nearby on Mission Street. When the officers stopped the suspects, they located a painted-over replica handgun on one of the suspects. One of the suspects, a juvenile, already had a warrant for his arrest. All suspects were arrested.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Sneaky sommelier: On the 300 block of Stockton, officers responded at 7:46 p.m. Jan. 10 to a business where an employee had entered a locked wine cellar on separate occasions and had stolen two bottles of wine with a combined retail value in excess of $1,500. As the crimes were recorded by a recently installed surveillance camera, the suspect was booked and the wine was recovered.