Tag Archives: guns

Two men targeted in separate Mission District robberies

A 42-year-old man was robbed at gun point while sitting in his car early Monday morning.   The victim had parked near the intersection of 18th and York streets when, around 12:45 a.m., two men estimated to be between 20 and 30 years old, approached him with a drawn gun. One of the men pointed the gun at the victim and demanded that...

Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Men Who Robbed Mother with Baby

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a woman in the garage of her Florida Street apartment complex in front of her one-year-old child. The incident took place sometime around 10:30 p.m. on March 3, moments after the woman had parked her car in the garage. With her daughter still in the back seat, the woman exited the...

Group of Bikers Attack Driver on Highway, Four Arrests in SF Mission

SF Gate reports that a group of dirt bikers vandalized a car and assaulted its driver on the 101 Highway on Wednesday afternoon. The victim suffered a broken leg from the attack, which occurred at 6 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Street exit and was caught on video by several witnesses. It is unclear what provoked the incident, but the victim, seen...

Crime Recap: Robbery at Gunpoint in SF Mission

Two men were robbed at gunpoint while walking on 23rd and Folsom streets on Monday evening. At approximately 10:30 p.m., the victims, ages 36 and 30, were approached by another pair of men on foot, estimated to be about 20 years old, who demanded a list of items from the victims while one of the suspects threatened the men by brandishing a...

Two In Critical Condition After Weekend Crimes, Six Robbed in SF Mission

A 44-year-old man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a stabbing on Friday afternoon at the 16th and Mission BART Plaza. The physical altercation between the victim and the 37-year-old suspect began at 1:50 p.m. and escalated when the latter pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. The suspect then fled on foot, entering a Muni bus while...

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....

Police Make Arrest Connected to Fatal Shooting of City Worker

Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of Jermaine Jackson Jr., a 27-year-old Public Works employee and father of two. According to a statement issued by the San Francisco Police Department on December 1, officers located 26-year-old Michael Higginbotham at 5:30 p.m. in Vallejo on November 30 – some ten hours after Jackson was gunned down – where he was...

Woman Tied Up and Robbed at Gunpoint in SF Mission

  On Monday at 11 p.m., a 42-year-old woman working inside of a restaurant near the 24th Street BART Plaza was tied up, then robbed at gunpoint, by an unidentified man. The woman had been closing up the restaurant when the suspect walked in, and while pointing his gun at her, demanded that the woman hand over money. The suspect then tied...

Car and Trashcans Set Ablaze, Golf Club Assault in SF Mission

Police responded to multiple fires in the Mission that took place within an hour of each other on Friday and ended with one arrest. The first report came in at 2:04 a.m. when a 67-year old woman discovered that her Jeep Cherokee, parked at 16th and Folsom streets, had been set on fire by an unknown suspect. Firefighters were able to extinguish the...

Five Violent Robberies, Two Arrests in SF Mission Over Veteran’s Day Weekend

Five violent robberies A 17-year-old man was violently robbed by three other juveniles at Dolores Park after midnight on Thursday, November 10. The victim was wearing a backpack and reportedly hanging out in the park when he was approached by the three youth. One of them punched the 17-year-old in the jaw several times, while the other two took his backpack....

Man Shot, Critically Injured, in SF Mission

A 42-year-old man was shot and injured at 11:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, police report. The man was being pursued down 17th Street near Harrison Street by two male suspects, one of whom pulled out a silver revolver and fired at the victim. The man was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition. Robbery  At 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a 31-year-old woman...

Man Surrounded by Group of Cars, Robbed in SF Mission

A 40-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint after reportedly being surrounded and stopped by a group of vehicles on 24th and Harrison streets on Tuesday. The man was walking near the intersection at about 7:36 p.m. when the incident occurred. It is unclear how many cars were involved, but according to police, one driver driver exited a white vehicle and pulled out...

Weed Dispensary Finds Refuge in a Former Gun Store

For some 63 years, 3185 Mission St. was home to San Francisco’s last remaining gun shop but pending approval by San Francisco’s Planning Commission, the empty space will reopen as a medical marijuana dispensary in the coming months.   The gun shop closed in October 2015 after its owner refused to comply with increasingly tough city regulations. “It seems pretty...

Argument Escalates into Shooting at 16th and Mission

A 30-year-old man was shot near the corner of 16th and Mission Streets early this morning after getting into an argument with a group of people inside a parked car. At about 2:18 a.m. on Friday, the man was standing near the intersection in front of a parked four-door sedan with tinted windows. The vehicle’s five occupants are described as four...

Two Robberies in SF Mission Last Night

Two robberies were reported last night within 10 minutes of each other, one of which was at gunpoint. Both victims emerged unscathed, but were deprived of their cell phones and cash. At 1:50 a.m. early Friday morning, a 20-year-old woman was on Capp Street between 19th and 20th when two men in their early 20s chased her down the street....