Tuesday, 2/2/10

8:55 AM: In what SFPD is describing as a “possible gang-related incident,” an undescribed suspect reportedly drove up next to an undescribed victim’s car at 3rd and Williams, started a conversation, then pulled out a gun and allegedly shot the victim. The injury from the shooting wasn’t life threatening, and no one was arrested.

3:30 PM: Two men reportedly got in a fight on the 200 block of Turk, and a third man attempted to break up the fight. He was struck with a chair, suffering life threatening injuries. His alleged assailant was arrested.

3:30 PM: Four women reportedly assaulted a fifth woman at 24th and Mission in what SFPD is describing as a “possible gang-related incident.” Non-life-threatening injury, and no one was arrested.

4:30 PM: A “large group” of men and women reportedly assaulted another group at 14th and Natoma. This crime is not being described as gang-related, which is surprising because from the slender description we have, it sure sounds gangy! In the tussle a woman was stabbed, then the suspects fled on foot. The victim’s stab wounds weren’t life threatening, and no one’s been arrested.

5:30: A woman stole a man’s bike, at gunpoint, at Font and Arballo. The victim followed the suspect and called police, who arrested the alleged bike thief, and returned the man’s bike to him.

7 PM: Two undescribed suspects reportedly demanded money from a victim while on Muni. When the victim shoved one of the suspects away, the suspect stabbed the victim, then both suspects robbed the victim and fled the bus at Mission and Silver. The victim went to SF General with a non life threatening injury. No one was arrested.

7:20 PM: A man and woman reportedly got into a physical altercation on the 2000 block of San Bruno, leading to the man’s arrest.

7:25 PM: A man reportedly knocked a woman to the ground and stole her purse at 2nd and Natoma. No arrest.

7:30 PM: A man reportedly punched a woman in the face and robbed her at Beale and Folsom. The suspect fled on foot, and hasn’t been arrested.

Wednesday, 2/3/10

12:20 AM: A man and woman reportedly got into a physical fight on the 400 block of Mission, and the man was arrested.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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