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Crime Recap: Assault Sends 16-Year-Old to Hospital in Mission

An assault on Monday afternoon sent a 16-year-old boy to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the police. The victim was near 20th and San Carlos streets at 4 p.m. when three men — two in their 20s and one in his early 30s — attacked and punched the boy “for no reason,” the police said. The three men...
Half the Mission block between 16th and 15th streets was taped off because of blood trails. Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Knife Attack Reported on Mission and 16th Streets

A reader reported witnessing a man attacking someone with a machete on Friday afternoon on Mission Street between 15th and 16th streets. A police spokesperson confirmed officers had responded to an incident there involving someone with a knife shortly before 2 p.m., after which one person was sent to the hospital with injuries. It’s unclear, however, what kind of knife was used...
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Crime Recap: Shots Fired on 19th Street

Shots were fired at the corner of 19th and Hampshire streets early Friday morning, according to police. The Shot Spotter system was activated near 2:56 a.m. near the corner and officers arrived on scene, finding bullet casings but not injuries or property damage. The police have not made an arrest. Crime is trauma and the county offers different services, which can be...
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Woman Violently Robbed of Phone, a Brawl and Multiple Mission Burglaries

A 50-year-old woman was injured in a struggle over her cell phone on Wednesday morning. Police report that the woman was walking with her cell phone in hand near 23rd Street and South Van Ness Avenue at 1:20 a.m. when she was approached by two unidentified men. As one of the men grabbed her phone, the woman resisted and a struggle ensued....
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UPDATED: Police Seek Man and Woman in Gray Truck in Mission District Shooting

Police report that they are searching for a man and woman driving charcoal gray truck in connection to a Mission District shooting that on Monday afternoon left a 45-year-old man in life-threatening condition. Police first reported that the shooting took place just a block away from San Francisco General Hospital, at 25th and Hampshire streets, where responding officers found the victim yesterday. But on...
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Crime Recap: Shooting and Assault Near Dolores Park

A man was shot after fighting with a man who had pointed a handgun at him just outside of Dolores Park, the police report. The victim, a 29-year-old, was near 18th and Dolores streets on Thursday at 9 p.m. when he was approached by two men around 25 years old. One of the men asked the victim for a cigarette, but the...
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Police Arrest Suspect in Valencia Stabbing Homicide

UPDATE: The suspect originally named in this story was released after an alibi was corroborated by SFPD. Police report they have arrested a suspect in connection with at stabbing at Valencia and Duboce streets on Dec. 29th that left 38-year-old Mathew Fiame dead. After homicide investigators identified the man as a suspect San Francisco Police officers from Northern Station found him on...
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Crime Recap: Man Punched in Face in Scuffle Over Backpack

A man was struck in the face in an assault Tuesday afternoon in the Mission District, sending him to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 39-year-old victim was walking down Mission Street between 16th and 17th streets near 4:36 p.m. when another man of unknown age came up behind him. The second man tried to grab the victim’s backpack and...
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Crime Recap: Los Shucos Break-In, Multiple Assaults in Mission

Los Shucos, the Latin hot dog restaurant on 22nd Street, was broken into before December 31, according to its owner. Sofia Keck emailed Mission Local on Saturday saying that her cash register and sound equipment had been stolen, and that the thieves left a glove behind possibly with fingerprints. Keck said Los Shucos would be closed for the weekend and that...
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First San Francisco Homicide of 2017 Claims Life in Mission

Police have identified the two men killed in two separate shootings on New Year’s Day in the Mission and the Bayview districts as 21-year-old Ernesto Rosales and 35-year-old Mitchell Smith, respectively. Rosales, a San Francisco resident, was shot in the chest on 26th and Shotwell streets around 2:13 a.m. on January 1. Officers responded to reports of a shooting victim found,...
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Man Killed Outside Burma Love on Valencia

Update: Police have made an arrest in this case. Read more here. Police have confirmed the death of a 39-year-old man who was stabbed outside of Burma Love at 211 Valencia St. near Duboce Thursday evening. Mathew Fiame, a San Francisco resident, was found suffering from a stab wound around 6:25 p.m. outside of the restaurant and was transported to the hospital, where he died...
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Men Stabbed in Face, Woman Threatened with Crack Pipe in Robberies

Police report that at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, two 20-year-old men were hanging out near 20th and Church streets when two men, estimated to be in their 20s, walked up and asked one of the men for his wallet. The man refused, and one of the suspects then stabbed the two in the face. The two suspects fled on foot and...
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Bar Fight, Robberies, Shots Fired, and an Assault in the Mission

A man had his arms pinned to his sides while being robbed early Thursday morning by a man and a woman in the Mission District. The 26-year-old victim was near 17th and Mission streets at 5:30 a.m. when he was approached from behind by a 45-year-old man and 20-year-old woman. The man took his arms and pulled them to his sides while...
Eddie Tate sitting in his shelter on Division Street in February 2016, where he said he'll wait until the last minute to move. Photo: Joe Rivano Barros / Mission Local.

Neighbors Remember Homicide Victim as Gruff but Kind Handyman

A “buck wild” exterior didn’t stop neighbors on the streets from seeing Eddie “Tennessee” Tate as a helpful, industrious neighbor. Tate was one of two people killed in a shooting Sunday night on 16th and Shotwell streets. He was 51 years old. Tate had lived on the streets of the city for decades and was well known for his compassion...
Dried bloodstains on the sidewalk near a double homicide at the tent encampment on 16th and Shotwell streets. Photo by Brian Rinker

Two Killed, One Injured in Separate Mission Shootings

This story has been updated with additional information. Two people were killed in a shooting near the intersection of 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Sunday night, according to police. At 8:46 p.m., police received a call and responded to the scene, where a man and woman, both between 25 and 35 years old, had been shot, a police spokesperson said. The fatal...