Thursday, October 2, 2008

News From The Past Week:

-A man was shot to death as he sat in a car on the 700 block of Brunswick street, at 9:35 p.m. last night, in Crocker Amazon. The victim was identified as 32 year-old Wesly Simpson, of Daly City. A second victim was shot too, and received life-threatening injuries. The gunman fled in a waiting car.

-A man was stabbed to death early yesterday morning, on the 300 block of Ellis Street, in the Tenderloin. Another man, 44 year-old James Starghill, was shot to death on Tuesday, at around 2:00 p.m., in Portola.

-A supposedly 16 year-old boy (he has also claimed to be 21 and 22) was arrested for committing four sexual assaults in golden gate park over the last week.

-A police chase that started in Fairfield ended in Oceanview, after the suspect crashed at Orizaba Avenue and Sagamore Street.

-A man was stabbed in Hunters Point on Saturday night. He received non-life-threatening injuries.

-Night club violence is "still rampant" in North Beach.

-35 year-old Tari Ramirez was convicted of 2nd degree murder for the 2000 murder of his former girlfriend, 28 year-old Claire Tempongko. Ramirez stabbed Tempongko several times with a kitchen knife in her Richmond District apartment, in front of her then 5 and 10 year-old children. He fled to Mexico, but was arrested in 2006 and extradited back to SF.

-A man was killed when a speeding driver jumped a curb on Mission street Monday, taking out several parking meters, and the victim, before stopping against a tree. The victim was identified as Gaspar Caballero, 27, of San Francisco. The suspect was identified as Jason Yantas, 36, also of San Francisco. Yantas may have nodded off while driving, and is being charged with felony manslaughter, and driving on a suspended license. A gun was also found in Yantas' car, which is unregistered.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wesley Simpson, RIP...