San Francisco Police Investigates Tenderloin District Homicide 23-142

On October 24, 2023, at approximately 10:35 a.m., San Francisco Police officers responded to the area of Eddy and Taylor Streets on a report of a stabbing.     

Officers located an adult male victim suffering from a possible stab wound. Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene who transported the victim to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. On October 28, 2023, the victim succumbed to his injuries.  

Investigators from the San Francisco Police Department General Work Detail followed up on the stabbing investigation and released a crime bulletin that included a picture of the suspect. When the victim succumbed to his injuries the SFPD Homicide Detail took over the investigation.    

On November 3, 2023, at approximately 12:05 p.m. an SFPD officer assigned to the Tenderloin District was on the 100 block of Eddy St.  The Officer who was off duty, recognized the suspect from the picture on the crime bulletin. The suspect, who was identified as 38-year-old Ronnie Randle, was arrested without incident.    

Randle was booked into San Francisco County Jail for 187 PC (homicide), possession of narcotics-related charges (11370.1(a)HS, 11351.5 HS), and possession of firearm-related charges as a convicted felon (25400(a)(2)PC, 25850(c)(1)PC, 25850(a)PC, 25400(c)(1)PC, 29900(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# 230-761-363

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