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Two Men Injured, One Arrested in SF Mission Shootout

This is an update to the shooting reported yesterday. You can read the original story here. A man was arrested in connection with a shooting that sent both the shooter and a 37-year-old man to the hospital on Monday afternoon. Police report that the 32-year-old suspect and the 37-year-old began shooting at each other around 4:45 p.m. near 26th and...
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Two Injured in SF’s Mission After Shots Fired on Harrison Street

Update: An arrest has been made in the shooting. One of the injured men is also suspected of being the shooter. Read the full update here. Police said today that they got a call at 4:44 p.m. that two people had been shot on Harrison Street between 26th and Cesar Chavez. The victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital....
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Five Violent Robberies, Two Arrests in SF Mission Over Veteran’s Day Weekend

Five violent robberies A 17-year-old man was violently robbed by three other juveniles at Dolores Park after midnight on Thursday, November 10. The victim was wearing a backpack and reportedly hanging out in the park when he was approached by the three youth. One of them punched the 17-year-old in the jaw several times, while the other two took his backpack....
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Man Shot, Critically Injured, in SF Mission

A 42-year-old man was shot and injured at 11:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, police report. The man was being pursued down 17th Street near Harrison Street by two male suspects, one of whom pulled out a silver revolver and fired at the victim. The man was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition. Robbery  At 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a 31-year-old woman...
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Man Surrounded by Group of Cars, Robbed in SF Mission

A 40-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint after reportedly being surrounded and stopped by a group of vehicles on 24th and Harrison streets on Tuesday. The man was walking near the intersection at about 7:36 p.m. when the incident occurred. It is unclear how many cars were involved, but according to police, one driver driver exited a white vehicle and pulled out...
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Shooting Injures One Near SF General Hospital

A man was shot and injured at 23rd and Vermont streets shortly after 8 p.m. on Monday. Battalion Chief Michael Thompson of the San Francisco Fire Department confirmed the injury. He did not know the victim’s condition. Police closed 23rd Street to vehicle traffic between Kansas Street and Potrero Avenue, and the 48 bus line was also halted. Crime is trauma and the county...
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Pedestrian Dies in SF Mission Car Crash, Three Violent Robberies

 Two Vehicle Collisions, One Fatal  A pedestrian died after being struck by a car near the intersection of Dolores and Market streets on Saturday, November 5. The 55-year-old man was reportedly crossing Market Street near Dolores Street around 7:50 p.m. but was not at a crosswalk. He was struck head-on by a 2010 Toyota Corolla traveling eastbound on Market Street. The pedestrian was transported...
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Battery Explodes, Starts Fire in One Unit in SF Mission

Firefighters quickly controlled a small blaze inside a top floor apartment in a multi-story residential building on Folsom Street near 24th Street Saturday afternoon. No injuries were reported and firefighters indicated nobody would be displaced. One firefighter on the scene said the apparent cause was an overheated battery for an electric bicycle, though he did not know how the overheating occurred. A tenant...
Valerie Tulier-Luiwa, facilitator of Mission Peace Collaborative, asks children of Mission Neighborhood Center to read their pledge, at Mission and 24th Streets, on November 4, 2016. Photo by Julio Marcial

Communities Rally for Reprieve from Gun Violence

Organizers, politicians, and young people rallied at 24th and Mission streets on Friday night, calling for a 60-day moratorium on street violence and enlisting local political leaders to pledge to create policies that would divert young people from crime. “We don’t want any mothers, fathers, sisters or brothers crying. We want everyone to go to the holidays and every family...
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Two Women Robbed, Police Arrest SF Mission Burglar

Two women were attacked and robbed by a group of five juveniles near 23rd and Bartlett streets on Thursday, police report. At approximately 11 p.m., the 63-year-old and 23-year-old women were walking down the street when the group of teens approached them, snatching their purses, cell phones, wallets and cash. During the struggle, both women fell to the ground, injuring their...
Police remain at the scene of a Muni bus collision at 16th and Folsom streets.  Photo by Laura Wenus

Car Collides with Bus at 16th and Folsom St. Intersection

A Muni bus heading east on 16th Street was struck by another vehicle at the Folsom Street intersection sometime around 4:40 p.m. this afternoon. It is unclear how many people were injured, though the driver of the bus said that five said they had been hurt but then told him they “didn’t feel anything.” Police were not immediately available to verify the...
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Man Hospitalized After Assault, Boxing Gloves Stolen in SF Mission Burglary

A 44 year-old-man was sent to the hospital in non-life threatening condition after being attacked near the intersection of South Van Ness Avenue and 23rd Street on Thursday morning. At approximately 1:10 a.m., the man was walking on 23rd Street alongside a woman, estimated to be 25 years old and identified as a suspect in the attack, when he was approached from behind by...
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Group of Robbers Injures Victim, Shots Fired in SF Mission

Shots were fired on San Carlos Street near 19th Street early Tuesday morning, police report. A witness had been walking on the street around 1:15 a.m. when she saw a man, about 20 years old, pull out a handgun and start shooting, though it is unclear what he was targetting. No one was injured, and the suspect drove away in a gold Toyota...
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Recap: Victim in Critical Condition After Driving into Hydrant, Assault and Robbery with Shoelace in SF Mission

Police report a 21-year-old man sustained life-threatening injuries after driving his car into a fire hydrant, light pole, and bus stop early Saturday morning. The collision occurred on the northeast corner of the intersection of 16th and Harrison streets at 1:37 a.m. and the driver was transported to the hospital. Nobody else was injured. Group Assault Police report three men in their early...
The hole in the window at the Form 8 tattoo shop on 22nd and Shotwell streets on Friday, October 28, 2016. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

Rock Thrown at Trump-Tied Mission Tattoo Shop

A rock shattered the window of a Mission District tattoo shop that has been the target of a graffiti campaign after it became known that the shop owner’s boyfriend was a Donald Trump supporter. The Form 8 tattoo parlor at 3049 22nd St. at Shotwell Street had a large rock thrown through one of its windows between Thursday night and Friday...