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A tag that reads "RIP Happy" and "Rigo" marks the spot near the intersection of 24th and Shotwell streets where the two men were gunned down just a few days apart. Photo By Laura Waxmann

Shotwell St. Violence Claims Life of Man Gunned Down in June

For three months, Fidel Amezcua, known to most by the name Happy, fought for his life. But on Saturday the 29-year-old, who worked as a custodian for the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, succumbed to the injuries from a gunshot wound to his abdomen that had left him in critical condition on June 26. “I want people to know...
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Man Found Guilty of Fatal Drive-By Shooting in SF Mission

A 26-year-old man was found guilty of first-degree murder on Monday for killing a man in the Mission District back in 2014, according to the Chronicle. Justin Howard was convicted of “first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement” for the June 2014 killing of 25-year-old Dominic Anderson, at a time when the Mission saw two murders over the span of four days. The day...
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Suspect Arrested In Murder of EMT

San Francisco Police have arrested a 21-year-old San Francisco resident, Taaron Bragg, for the murder of Camilo Senchyna-Beltran, a 26-year-old EMT and Mission resident. Senchyna-Beltran was shot in the early hours of December 7 and later died at San Francisco General Hospital. Police report Bragg was arrested for an unrelated robbery warrant and a misdemeanor theft warrant. The Bayview station officers...
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Listen Local: Murder Case, Media in Crisis

In this week’s episode of Listen Local, we discuss an ongoing homicide case and ongoing media meltdown. New evidence has surfaced in the investigation into the early September murder of 14-year-old Rashawn Williams. Focus has shifted from the original suspect, another 14-year-old, to his companion, whose age has not been released. But there’s also the question of charging minors as...
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Suspect Arrested In Fatal Weekend Stabbing

Police have arrested Andres Novelo, 26, and Jose Chan-Perez, 31, for stabbing and killing 25-year-old Casey Bissell. The stabbing was apparently the result of a violent altercation that took place in the early morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, near 18th and Valencia streets. Bissell was transported to SF General Hospital after the fight, where he later died. Both subjects were booked...
A memorial for Malcolm Armstrong at Potrero Del Sol skate park. Photo by Zak Segura.

Hayes Valley Murder Victim A Locally Beloved Skater

Malcolm Armstrong, an Oakland native with a Brooklynite persona, died as the result of a stabbing in Hayes Valley recently. A suspect has been arrested for his murder, and Armstrong’s friends in the Mission organized a massive skateboarding tribute in his memory. Armstrong arrived in San Francisco without knowing anyone, his friend Israel Ramos said, before he found a place to share his passion...
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The Dinosaurs Are Alive on Valencia

In case you missed yesterday’s news, two San Francisco juveniles were charged yesterday in the September shooting at Papa Potrero’s Pizza at 24th Street and Potrero Avenue. Mission Loc@l recently did an in-depth look at the life of one of the two men who were murdered and those who knew him best. Also, the San Francisco Arts Commission wanted to...