Thursday, January 10, 2008

SF man arrested in shooting

S.F. man arrested in Western Addition shooting
Chronicle Staff Report
Thursday, January 10, 2008

(01-10) 13:10 PST SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco man was charged with attempted murder today in connection with the Western Addition shooting of a teenager Saturday evening, police said.

Justin Howard, 19, was arrested at his Turk Street residence around 7 a.m. today, police said. He is accused of shooting an unidentified 19-year-old man around 9 p.m. Saturday in the area of Webster and Fulton streets, near Alamo Square, police said.

Prosecutors issued a $500,000 warrant for Howard and have charged him with attempted murder, assault with a firearm and a gang enhancement, police said.

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2 comments:

Alexandra Fiona said...
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Alexandra Fiona said...

I just found this blog and was boggled by the number of murders in San Francisco last year, and how many of them were with GUNS. The second amendment talks about the rights of a "WELL-REGULATED MILITIA" to bear arms. I don't think any of the people who committed murder last year with a gun were in a milita, do you?

I grabbed your data and did an analysis of it.

shot 72
stabbed 18
vehicular 4
unknown 3
beaten 2
beaten, strangled 1
burned 1
head wound, fight 1
suffocated 1

Hunters Point 21
Mission 15
Visitacion Valley 11
Tenderloin 10
Lakeview 6
Western Addition 6
Downtown 5
Lower Haight 4
SoMa 4
Potrero Hill 3
Excelsior 2
Mission Terrace 2
North Beach 2
Sunset 2
Bernal Heights 1
Forest Hill 1
Golden Gate Park 1
Haight 1
Hayes Valley 1
Lower Pac Heights 1
Marina 1
Noe Valley 1
Portola Valley 1
Richmond 1

January 12, 2008 3:20 PM