Tag Archives: shootings

Drive-by shooting injures man towing car

A man was injured in a broad-daylight shooting yesterday, police report. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 27-year-old man was towing a car that had caused a traffic jam on Alabama Street between 25th and 26th Streets at around 3:45 p.m. The suspect drove up alongside the victim and shot him, according to police. 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...

Shots fired, water thrown, in separate Mission incidents

Police responded to a report of shots being fired at 12:14 a.m. on Friday. Officers found casings at 21st Street and Treat Avenue. A vehicle had reportedly been seen fleeing the scene with six suspects. No arrests have been made, and no injuries were reported. Robbery At 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, a 28-year-old woman was sitting outside a café on...

Early morning shooting injures one in SF Mission

A 34-year-old man was transported to the hospital after a shooting early Thursday morning. According to police, three men approached the victim from behind at 21st and Capp streets around 1:15 a.m. As the victim turned around to face the three men, they shot him with a handgun. No arrest has been made. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Recent calls for...

Exclusive: Police Seized Man’s Massive Arsenal from SF Home One Month Prior to Lethal Standoff

Cops took a man’s guns and nearly 28,000 bullets. His family claimed he “heard voices” and was a danger to himself and others. He was free within days. Now he’s the prime suspect in a woman’s shooting. What happened?   OnJuly 31, police resolved a tense, 15-hour standoff at 2443 15th St., but not before an elderly woman was shot...

Dolores Park shooting injures three, one critically

Update 8/4/17: According to San Francisco General Hospital spokesperson Brent Andrew, one of the victims was discharged home, one is a juvenile, and one is still in critical condition.  Police report three people were injured, one critically, in a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon at Dolores Park.  The victims have been identified as a 16-year-old male, a 69-year-old male, and a...

Victim of fatal 24th St. shooting remembered

Although Jesus Sandoval had spent the last six years of his life living with a friend’s family in Potrero Hill, the Mission – where the 35-year-old spent much of his youth – remained his stomping grounds. “He loved to go to the Mission and meet  friends. He’d come to the Mission to go out,” said Rebecca Muzquiz. For some six...

Prayer service honors victims of UPS shooting

Some three dozen people gathered outside of the United Parcel Service facility at 320 San Bruno Ave. on Monday for a memorial service honoring the three drivers who were shot and killed on Wednesday morning after another man, dressed in the familiar brown uniform, went on a shooting spree.   Michael Lefiti, 46, Wayne Chan, 56, Benson Louie, 50, died...

(Updated) Man in critical condition after Capp St. shooting

Update: Police report that the shooting victim’s condition has stabilized. Original story: A 28-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting that took place early Wednesday morning near 23rd and Capp streets. Police report that the man was in the area around 2:47 a.m. when he first heard a round of gunshots  and then realized that he had been shot. The victim was...

Man injured in stabbing, another unharmed in attempted shooting

A 33-year-old man was transported to the hospital after he was stabbed near the freeway underpass at Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue on Saturday. According to police reports, the victim was attacked at 7 p.m. by two unidentified men who ran up to him, stabbed him with a knife and then fled the scene. No arrests have been made, and...

Demonstrators protest DA’s decision to exonerate officers in fatal police shooting

Some 25 people took to the street in front of Mission Police Station on Wednesday night to protest the San Francisco District Attorney’s decision not to bring criminal charges against the two officers involved in the February, 2015 shooting of Amilcar Lopez Perez. The decision was announced hours earlier and comes after more than two years of demonstrations and public scrutiny of the...

Overview: Police Shootings in SF’s Mission District

(The following list reflects fatal shootings by SFPD officers in the Mission District in the last five years. First published April 7, 2017. Last update,  April 12, 2017.) Luis Gongora Pat, 45, homeless. Date and Time: April 7, 2016, 10 a.m. Time Elapsed Between Officers on the Scene and Shooting: Less than 30 seconds.    Place: Homeless encampment on Shotwell Street...

Mission police arrest two men linked to fatal 19th Street shooting

Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal March 17 shooting of 44-year-old Jorge Martinez at 19th and Mission streets. Minutes after 7 p.m. on March 21, San Francisco police officers from Mission Station located and arrested 22-year-old San Francisco residents Jose Mejia-Carrillo and 23-year-old Alexis Cruz-Zepeda near 19th and Church streets.  Both men face murder and conspiracy charges and...

UPDATED: Shooting on 19th St. claims life of father celebrating his birthday

A shooting on 19th Street claimed the life of a 44-year-old man early Friday morning. At 12:48 a.m., police responded to reports of a shooting on 19th Street between Mission and Capp streets and found the man on the sidewalk in front of a barbershop on 19th Street between Mission and Capp streets. The victim has been identified as Jorge Martinez,...
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Man in Critical Condition After Bernal Assault, Drive-By Shooting in Mission

Police report a 27-year-old man was left in life-threatening condition after a fight at 30th and Mission streets early Saturday morning. Officers witnessed a fight at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, and saw the victim on the ground with an 18-year-old man on top of him. The suspect ran off as police stopped the car next to him, but was caught and...