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Tuesday
Sep302014

Man Robbed on Muni Bus

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A 28-year-old man was robbed on a bus early Sunday morning in the Ingleside District.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim was on a Muni bus at Edinburgh Street and Geneva Avenue when the suspect approached him and kicked him six times. The suspect, described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 30, reportedly stole the victim's money and fled.

The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been reported.


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Monday
Sep292014

Two Arrested in Lower Haight Armed Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Police arrested two people Sunday in connection to an armed robbery in Lower Haight.

The victim told officials he was photographing architecture in the area of Page and Steiner Streets just before 7 a.m. Sunday when he was approached by an armed suspect.

The suspect pointed a handgun at the man's ribcage, ordering him to drop his backpack. After the victim surrendered his wallet and bag, the suspect fled the scene to a waiting Toyota Camry, which drove off.

The man was able to provide license plate and vehicle information, helping police nab a 19-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman.

Police recovered two laptops, a cellphone, backpack, and wallet. The victim's camera is still missing, according to officials.


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Monday
Sep292014

Woman Stabbed in Mission District Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Police are investigating a Sunday stabbing that left one woman injured following a Mission District robbery.

The 19-year-old victim was standing on the corner of 20th Street and S. Van Ness around 5 p.m. when the suspect approached her from a Mercedes SUV.  After the man asked for money, the woman attempted to run, prompting the suspect to chase and stab her. The man fled the scene in the waiting vehicle, taking the victim's cell phone.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening wounds to her chest and leg, and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital.

The suspects are described as two black men in their 20s.


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Monday
Sep292014

Woman Injured in Ingleside Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A woman was injured during a robbery on Friday in the Ingleside District.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim was on Mission Street at 26th Street when a man knocked her down then stole her backpack and shoes.

The victim, a 32-year-old woman, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.


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Friday
Sep262014

Man Shot During Overnight Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A man was shot during a robbery in the Northern District early Friday morning.

Police said a 35-year-old man was near Larkin and Eddy Streets around midnight when he was approached by a suspect who grabbed the man's cellphone from his hand. The suspect then reportedly pulled out a handgun and demanded that the man hand over everything.

Police said the victim threw his wallet onto the ground and was then shot by the gunman in the hand and thigh.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The robber fled the scene on foot.


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Friday
Sep262014

Man Claims $228.4 Million Powerball Ticket

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A California man claimed the jackpot-winning ticket in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, the California Lottery says.

Vinh Nguyen was the sole winner in the Wednesday drawing, which the state lottery says is worth $228.4 million.

Nguyen's ticket matched the numbers 7, 14, 24, 41, 21 and the Powerball number 26.

According to a California Lottery press release, the ticket was purchased at Dehoff's Key Market in San Mateo. The retailer will receive a $1 million bonus for selling the winning ticket.


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Thursday
Sep252014

Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Police say a man was killed in an officer-involved shooting early Thursday morning.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, an unidentified man carjacked a white Cadillac Escalade being driven by a female victim in Richmond shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday.

Officers from the Richmond Police Department responded and a chase ensued. The suspect even crossed the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco.

After officers lost sight of the vehicle, they responded to a report of a rollover accident. At the scene, the vehicle's occupant fired a weapon at "good Samaritans" attempting to assist him, striking one individual in the chest with a bullet fragment.

Police and medical personnel responded to the scene at which point the suspect allegedly turned the gun on the officers.

Several officers fired their weapons, striking the suspect at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The bystander struck by a bullet fragment from the suspect's gun is expected to survive.

No further information regarding injuries or the suspect's identity was immediately released.


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Thursday
Sep252014

Teen Is Third Person Arrested in Connection with Fatal Shooting

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A San Francisco teen was arrested on Wednesday in connection to a fatal shooting in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood earlier this month.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, Maselusi Falesoga, 19, was taken into custody by undercover officers on a homicide warrant.

Falesoga was linked to a Sept. 5 incident in which Latrell Shaw was fatally shot and a second man was shot and wounded during a neighborhood barbecue.

Falesoga was booked on one count of murder. He is the third person arrested in connection with Shaw's murder.


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Thursday
Sep252014

Man Wanted for 1995 Murder in Florida Caught in San Francisco

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A man suspected of murdering a woman in Florida nearly 20 years ago has been caught in San Francisco.

According to San Francisco Police, Antonio Calvillo was arrested at a home on Berry Street last week, for the murder of Shirley Laseter.

Laseter was found dead on March 19, 1995 in Belles Glade, Florida, and an investigation determined that she was the victim of a homicide.

Police said Calvillo was a suspect in the killing, and he then allegedly fled to Mexico before officers could arrest him.

Earlier this month detectives reportedly revisited cold case warrants, leading to Calvillo being located in San Francisco, and taken into custody on Sept. 15. Investigators believe Calvillo may have been a suspect in other killings that happened between 1991 and 1995.


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Wednesday
Sep242014

Authorities Searching for Missing Man, 68

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Authorities are searching for a 68-year-old man, who fled a rehab facility Tuesday, just two weeks after undergoing brain surgery, prompting concern for his well-being.

The San Francisco Police Department says that Donald Brockett recently had surgery for a brain aneurysm and still has stitches in place. He also recently suffered a stroke, prompting his being sent to Tunnel Rehabilitation Center for medical assistance.

Since he's been missing, Brockett has not been taking his medication, and suffers from mental health issues that officials say could cause him to become enraged and combative.

Brockett is described as standing 5-feet-11 inches tall and weighing 365 pounds with brown salt-and-pepper hair. He was last spotted wearing a maroon shirt and black pants.

Anyone who has information on Brockett's whereabouts is asked to call (415) 440-6142.


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