San Francisco Police Arrest Attempted Homicide Suspect 23-155

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at approximately 2:00 a.m. San Francisco Police officers from Central and Northern Stations responded to the 900 block of Geary St. regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene who transported the victim to the hospital for life-threatening injuries.  

The SFPD Night Investigations Unit (NIU) investigators responded to the scene and led the investigation. Through the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as a 63-year-old male, Byron Pratt from San Francisco.  

Investigators developed probable cause to obtain arrest and search warrants for Pratt. On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at approximately 10:20 p.m. a team of SFPD investigators and officers located Pratt on the 400 block of Fulton St. and served the warrants. Pratt was arrested and booked into San Franciso County Jail for Attempted Murder (664/187 PC), Intentional discharge of a firearm during felony resulting in great bodily injury (12022.53(d) PC), and felon in possession of a firearm (29800(a)(1) PC).  

While an arrest has been made this remains an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.  

SFPD Case: 230772859 

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