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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,...

Group of men attack woman relaxing at Mission Playground

Police report that a group of three men attacked a 41-year-old woman at Mission Playground at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, sending the woman to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. The woman was reading at the park on 19th and Linda Streets when a group of men, estimated to be in their late 20s, approached her, began yelling at her, and...

Woman robbed at gunpoint while walking her dog

Police report two robberies and one assault took place in the Mission yesterday. A 58-year-old woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint at 24th and Capp streets at around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. The woman was walking her dog when a man, believed to be in his 30s, pointed a gun at her and grabbed her purse. The two...

Three drive-by shootings in SF Mission over the weekend

Police report the Mission saw three drive-by shootings over the weekend — two on Saturday and one on Sunday. Only non-life-threatening injuries were reported. It’s unclear if the shootings were related. At around 2:55 a.m on Saturday, a 21-year-old man was shot on Mission Street between 17th and 18th streets. He was transported to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. The...

John O’Connell students react to teacher accused of sexual assault

As John O’Connell High School students left school on Friday, students talked about the physical education teacher and soccer coach who more than 30 female students have accused of sexual assault. The teacher, Bob Gamino, was placed on administrative leave in May after several students accused him of sexual assault. After other students stepped forward with similar complaints during an...

Senior woman robbed, pushed to the ground in SF Mission

Police report an 80-year-old woman was robbed on 15th and Folsom streets on Thursday. The woman had been walking down the street around 11 a.m. when a man approached and demanded she hand over her money. She did, and the suspect asked for more. When the woman refused, the suspect pushed her to the ground and fled on foot. The...

SF Mission Shooting threatens man’s life

A shooting has left a man in life-threatening condition Tuesday morning, police report. The 24-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk at 26th Street and South Van Ness Avenue just after 2 a.m. when he was shot by an unknown suspect. He was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition, while the suspect remains at large. No suspect description was...

Man attacked after making noise complaint, five robberies in SF Mission

Police reported two assaults that took place in the Mission over the weekend. The first, which led the victim to lose consciousness, occurred just before 2 a.m. on Sunday. Two men, one aged 43 and the other of unknown age, were standing outside a business at 19th and Mission streets when two more men, aged 25 and 26, engaged in...

Skateboard assault and hit-and-run in SF Mission

Police report a 29-year-old man was the victim of a skateboard attack Saturday afternoon. At 5:30 p.m., the victim was walking through Potrero del Sol park when two youths, one estimated to be 10 or 11 years old and the other estimated to be 14-16 years old, threw water on the man. The youths then hit the victim with a...

Woman stabbed after asking man for a ride in SF Mission

Police report a woman was stabbed Saturday morning at 22nd and Mission streets. The 26-year-old woman asked the man, estimated to be in his 20s, for a ride around 4:20 a.m. The man then demanded the woman’s property, before stabbing her in the stomach with a knife. The suspect then fled in his sedan, while the victim transported herself to...

Man hits woman with can, bus driver verbally attacked

Police report a 50-year-old woman was assaulted Monday afternoon on 16th Street between Bryant Street and Potrero Avenue. The suspect reportedly had been escorted out of a shop by the woman, who was working as security there. The suspect, a man estimated to be between 35 and 45 years old, returned around 1 p.m. and threw a can at the...