Tag Archives: assault

Man fighting for life after Wednesday night fight in the Mission

A thirty-something man may have been mortally wounded in a Wednesday night fist fight at Mission and 20th Streets. Per police reports, the fight occurred at about 9 p.m., and was between two men in their 30s. Witnesses told the San Francisco Police Department that one man punched the other in the head, knocking him unconscious. The suspect fled north...

Wave of robbery and assaults hits the Mission over the weekend

Friday, April 27 A  46-year-old-man armed with a knife stabbed a 26-year-old man at 10 a.m. near 16th and Capp streets, according to police.  The suspect was arrested at the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. At 9:26 p.m. in Dolores Park, four men between the ages of 20 to 25...

Three robberies, a shooting and a stabbing in SF Mission over the weekend

A man believed to be in his 20s was shot near 20th and Shotwell streets and later transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries around 12:47 a.m. on Saturday. The unknown suspect fled the scene after shooting the victim shortly after midnight. No arrest has been made. Robberies A 37-year-old man was arrested for punching a woman and trying to grab...

Four Barrel sexual harassment allegations spook some customers and employees

On Friday afternoon a pall had been cast over Four Barrel Coffee, where employees and customers expressed varying degrees of disappointment and wariness upon hearing that former employees of the coffee roaster had accused its founder of sexual assault. The San Francisco Chronicle first reported the story Friday afternoon. The lawsuit, filed Friday in San Francisco Superior Court, alleges that...

Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror’ shows Alameda sheriffs brutally beating a man in Mission District alley

Anyone who has flipped on the new season of “Black Mirror” — a popular, and very dark, sci-fi series on Netflix — may have noticed perhaps the darkest moment of Episode Two: a real-life clip of two Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies brutally beating a man in a Mission District alley in November 2015. The video footage, which captured the beating, shows...

Three robberies, one assault and a shooting in SF Mission to ring in the new year

Police found a 45-year-old man lying the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to his torso near 17th and Capp street around 4:44 a.m. Monday, early on New Year’s Day. Police believe the suspect to be a woman in her late 20s, but no arrest has been made. The victim’s gunshot wound was non-life-threatening.   Assault A 30-year-old...

Over weekend, assault, robbery and shot fired in SF Mission

Police arrested a 27-year-old man for punching a person closing up a store at 2:25 a.m. Saturday at 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. The man closing the store, 37, asked the suspect to leave. The suspect then punched the man, who fell to the ground. The suspect tried to run away but was later taken into custody, police say....

Four violent robberies in one night in SF Mission

Police say that an “unknown” number of “juveniles” attacked a 41-year-old man and stole his laptop on a Muni bus stopped at 16th and Mission streets at around 3 p.m. Thursday. The band of young marauders hit the suspect, took his backpack containing the laptop, and fled the bus. The man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No...

Man dragged while stopping carjacker, woman attacked with hammer in SF Mission

A 56-year-old man was arrested on Friday afternoon at a gas station at Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue for trying to steal a man’s car while he was paying for gas. The victim, 54, had left his keys in his car while he was paying for the gas. The suspect jumped into the car and started to drive away....
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Man in critical condition after stabbing near SF General Hospital

A 25-year-old man was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a man stabbed him and his friend near San Francisco General Hospital at 6:20 p.m. Monday, police say. The two victims, the other a 34-year-old male, got into an argument with two male suspects, thought to be in their early 20s, at 22nd Street and Potrero Avenue. Those...

Dispute over parking space leads to knife fight in SF Mission

A dispute over a parking spot turned into a knife fight on 24th and Alabama streets at around 8 p.m. Saturday. At least two men were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The incident unfolded when a 27-year-old man got into an argument over a parking spot with eight men believed to be in their 30s. The men then...

Man lights motorcycle on fire in SF Mission

A 40-year-old man set a motorcycle on fire on 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue at around 6:25 p.m. Sunday. The man pushed a motorcycle onto the street, poured gasoline on the motorcycle, lit it on fire and ran away. No arrests have been made.  Shooting A 23-year-old transported himself to the hospital after he was shot by an...

Knives, bats, hammer used in various weekend crimes in the Mission

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with crime reports for Monday, September 2. Robberies with knife and baseball bat Three men of unknown age robbed a 22-year-old man of his wallet at knifepoint on 25th and Harrison streets at around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday. The victim was walking down the street when three men approached him. One of the suspects...

Rash of crimes, including homicide, strike SF Mission over the weekend

Homicide A 52-year-old man died from multiple stab wounds at around 1:53 a.m. on Saturday morning at Hampshire and Alameda streets, police report. The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the man as Demetrius Moore, aged 52. People living in tents on Alameda Street remembered him by the name of “Meech” and said that he had been homeless.   He was transported...

Group robbed at gunpoint of cellphones, wallets, and tablets in SF Mission

Police report a group of four people in their 20s were robbed at gunpoint at 12:30 a.m. Friday on San Carlos and 20th streets. No injuries were reported, but the victims lost three cell phones, three wallets, two tablets, a purse and a key, according to police. Two men, believed to be in their 20s, approached the group of four,...