The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

Mark Murphy lives less than a block from Dolores Park where gunfire from a triple shooting was heard throughout the Western edge of San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday, and confirmed an uptick in violence in the area that locals have been complaining about for months.

Murphy is saddened but not surprised by the shocking daylight attack that had police searching for up to five assailants on Friday.

“I have lived on the corner since 2002, don’t own a car, and walk up and down Church Street many times a week,” he says. “I can confidently say the level and type of violence has been increasing in the past 18 months.  READ MORE