San Francisco Police Involved in Officer-Involved Bayview Shooting Saturday (10-073)
MEDIA RELATIONS UNIT
July 24, 2010
San Francisco Police Involved in Officer-Involved
Bayview Shooting Saturday (10-073)
San Francisco Police Officers were involved in a shooting incident this morning, Saturday, July 24, on the 700 block of Arkansas shortly after 5:30 A.M. Northern Station officers were in the area of Laguna and Geary when they observed a vehicle which was taken in an armed car- jacking from earlier in the night. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle which fled. The suspect led Officers in a cross city pursuit crossing the Mission District into the Potrero Hill neighborhood. The pursuit ended on the 700 Block of Arkansas Street. During the pursuit, the suspects shot at the Officers. One Officer returned fire. Both suspects fled into the park and a perimeter was established.
Shortly before 6:00 A.M., after a search of the area by Officers and K-9 units, one suspect was placed under arrest after surrendering. One suspect is still outstanding and believed to be armed. A weapon was recovered at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation, with the San Francisco Police Department’s C.I.U. and Homicide units. The Management Control Division is conducting an administrative investigation.
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