Police report that a man was transported to San Francisco General Hospital in critical condition following an altercation inside of a liquor store at the corner of 26th and Mission streets at about 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6.
The 42-year-old victim suffered a broken nose, broken jaw, and a head injury after being punched multiple times and having his head slammed against a shelf by another man, causing the victim to lose consciousness. The suspect is described as a 37-year-old male, but no arrest has been made. The two men reportedly got into an argument over a lotto ticket.
Five males in their 20s attacked and robbed a 28-year-0ld man at 23rd and Harrison streets on Sunday, Nov 9. The incident took place at approximately 12:30 a.m., when the victim was approached by the group of men while walking. The suspects demanded that the man give up his money and then assaulted him, although he sustained no serious injuries. The suspects fled on foot with the man’s cash, and no arrests have been made.
The same day, an 18-year-old man was approached and robbed while leaving Dolores Park at about 9:23 p.m. near Church and Cumberland streets. The suspects are described as a 30-year-old man, a 47-year-old woman, and a 27 year-old man. The latter approached the victim and asked to use his cell phone. The suspect then grabbed the phone from the victim’s hands and fled, getting into a gray Acura that where the other two suspects were waiting.
Police were able to track the victim’s phone and pursue the vehicle. All three suspects were arrested, and the cell phone was recovered.
Crime is trauma and the county offers different services. Here is a link to a page of services.
Victims of violent crime can also contact the Trauma Recovery Center at UCSF.