Tag Archives: assault

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...

Assaults send two to hospital, one in life-threatening condition

An argument turned into an assault with a box cutter early Saturday morning and left the victim fighting for her life. At 2:15 a.m., two women aged 42 and 58 had been arguing on 25th Street between Mission and Osage streets when the older one pulled out a box cutter and slashed the younger woman, police report. Passerby held the...

Mission weekend sees stabbing and three assaults, one in Dolores Park

Police report three people were assaulted over the weekend in San Francisco’s Mission District. In what marks the third violent incident in Dolores Park in the last three weeks, a fight broke out at the park at 4:34 p.m. on Sunday. Someone in the fight used an unknown sharp object to stab a 20-year-old man, who was transported to the...

Assault lands man in hospital, woman robbed of her groceries in SF Mission

A 24-year-old man was transported to the hospital in non-life threatening condition on Thursday following an assault inside of a business near 16th Street an South Van Ness Avenue.  Around 4 p.m., the victim reportedly asked his attacker, a man estimated to be between 40 and 50 years old, to leave the business after the suspect had been smoking inside....