Police report a 21-year-old man arrived at San Francisco General Hospital Sunday morning with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. Officers had responded to a Shot Spotter shot-detection device activation at 18th and Dolores streets at 1:22 a.m. on Sunday, December 10 and found only a shell casing at the scene.
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On Friday, January 8, at 11:18 p.m., a man in his 40s entered a liquor store on Valencia Street between 24th and 25th streets, went to the candy stand, and began loading his pockets with candy. The 53-year-old male store clerk confronted him, and a tussle ensued. The suspect told the clerk he had a gun, at which point the clerk backed off. The suspect fled the store on foot and evaded arrest. The clerk was left with an abrasion on his hand and a robbed candy shelf.
Two men in their late 20s approached a 25-year-old man who was walking near 16th and Mission streets at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, and told the victim to give them some money. The victim said he didn’t have any. The men then took the victim’s phone from him, threatening him with a knife, and fled the scene on foot. The man was uninjured, and no arrest was made.
A man was robbing a store on Mission Street between 19th and 20th streets at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday when a 28-year-old man approached him and told him to leave. The robber pulled a knife on the man, but officers arrived on scene and arrested him before anyone was hurt.
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.