Police report a 35-year-old man was injured in a shooting around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. The man was standing on the corner of 19th and Folsom streets when two men in a silver sedan approached. The victim heard gunshots and suffered two gunshot wounds, for which he was transported to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. No arrests have been made.
Neighbors also reported hearing shots fired at 22nd and Shotwell streets late Sunday night, though no injuries were reported by police.
Two hours later, a 33-year-old man was waiting for a bus at 24th and Bryant streets when three people approached and, without saying anything, stabbed him once with a knife in his upper torso. The victim ran away and then walked into the hospital for emergency treatment, and was reported to be in non-life-threatening condition. No arrests were made.
Tree Stump Arson
Shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday, August 19, officers responded to a call of a person lighting a fire in an enclosed area off Potrero Avenue between 25th and Cesar Chavez streets. When they arrived, officers saw a 26-year-old woman fanning flames set on a tree stump in an attempt to stoke the fire. The woman refused to put out the fire at the officers’ demand. The officers then hopped the fence and arrested the woman, while firefighters extinguished the fire.
A 41-year-old man was walking near 15th and Dolores streets at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday when he was struck from behind by a man, causing him to drop his phone. The assailant took the man’s phone and fled with it. No arrest was made, and the victim suffered no injuries.
On Thursday, August 18, a 35-year-old man was standing near the corner of 19th and Capp streets at 5:35 a.m. when he was approached by a 46-year-old man. The older man punched the younger in the face, grabbed his cell phone, and then fled on foot eastbound on 19th Street toward Capp Street. No arrest was made, and the victim did not suffer any injuries.
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.