Police report a physical altercation ended in a stabbing on Saturday, October 22. At around 1:40 a.m., a 32-year-old man reportedly got into a fight with two other men at Florida and Division streets. The 32-year-old was on the ground wrestling with the suspects when one of them stabbed him once in the back with a knife. The suspects fled on foot and the man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A 28-year-old man was entering a residence on Woodward Street between 14th and Duboce streets at 1:05 a.m. on Sunday when he was attacked by a suspect for whom no description was available. A witness told police that the victim struck the suspect with a piece of metal or a flashlight, while the victim reported being struck in the head and suffered a laceration to the head. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. No arrest has been made.
Four robberies were reported in the Mission District this weekend.
At 5:05 a.m. on Sunday, a roughly 30-year-old man robbed a 46-year-old man on Mission Street between 19th and 20th streets using a knife. The man with the knife took the victim’s wallet. No arrest was made and the victim was uninjured.
Just before 1 a.m. on Monday, a 30-year-old woman was standing at the intersection of 17th and Mission streets when another woman kicked and punched her and demanded her cell phone. The suspect then took the victim’s phone and fled, and was not arrested. The victim was not seriously injured.
A few minutes later, at 1:12 a.m. on Monday, a man was walking near 18th and Shotwell streets when two men in their 30s approached him and stopped him. The men went through the victim’s pockets, removed his wallet, and took out his cash. They then threw down the wallet and pistol-whipped the victim in the head. A witness told police the men then fled in a four-door black car. No arrest has been made, and the victim was transported to the hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.
In Potrero Hill, a 21-year-old man was waiting for a rideshare driver at 19th and Vermont streets when three men, aged 19,20, and 22, pulled up in a black SUV, got out of the car, and approached the man waiting for the ride.
The men then brandished a handgun and demanded the man’s cell phone, which the victim handed over. Law enforcement officials then tracked the phone to 20th and San Bruno streets, where officers located and arrested the suspects, recovering two handguns.
Details of the assault and robbery with a knife have been updated with new information from police.
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