Tuesday San Francisco News Roundup
Officer Knocked Unconscious By Man Assembling Shotgun On Street Corner
A man assembling a shotgun on a Western Addition street corner Sunday night slammed a San Francisco police officer’s head into a wall, knocking him unconscious, police said Monday.
The officer found the 23-year-old man, later identified as Joshua Boling, on the corner of Bush and Octavia streets assembling the gun at about 10:30 p.m., according to police.
When the officer approached Boling, he allegedly grabbed the officer by the waist and slammed his head into a wall, knocking him unconscious, police Officer Grace Gatpandan said.
Police swarmed the area to arrest Boling, who continued to resist arrest, Gatpandan said. He allegedly punched another officer in the face as he tried to fight the officers off.
Boling was eventually arrested on suspicion of resisting officers causing serious injury, two counts of battery on a police officer and resisting arrest, Gatpandan said.
The officer who was knocked unconscious was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for a concussion, police said.
Woman Stabbed In Stomach Expected To Survive
A woman who was stabbed in the stomach in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday night was recovering in the hospital Monday afternoon, a police officer said.
The 50-year-old woman was stabbed by a male suspect near the corner of Golden Gate and Jones streets at about 10:15 p.m. Sunday, police said.
She was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening stab wounds to her stomach requiring surgery, police said.
Police Officer Grace Gatpandan said the woman is doing well and is expected to survive. She is continuing to recover in the hospital and investigators will interview her once she’s feeling better, Gatpandan said.
Driver Flees After Hitting 2 Pedestrians Sunday
Police are looking for the driver of a silver SUV that mowed down two pedestrians in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
The driver hit a 58-year-old woman standing on the street near the corner of Golden Gate and Leavenworth streets at about 3:51 p.m., police said.
While fleeing that accident, the driver hit a 58-year-old man in a crosswalk and kept driving. The driver was last seen fleeing south on Eighth Street, police said.
Both pedestrians were taken to San Francisco General Hospital. The woman was bleeding from the head and the man was suffering from shoulder pain, police said.
The driver remained at large Monday. Police described the suspect as a black man between 25 and 30 years old driving a silver 2005 Toyota SUV with the California license plate #7JGL870.
Anyone with information about the driver has been asked to contact the San Francisco police anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.
Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
Today will be sunny with highs in the 50s to upper 60s. Southwest winds will reach 5 to 10 miles per hour and then become west winds reaching 10 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon.
Tonight will be mostly clear in the evening and then become mostly cloudy with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s. West winds will reach 10 to 20 miles per hour and then lower to 5 to 10 miles per hour after midnight.
Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with patchy fog in the morning and then become partly cloudy. Highs will be in the 50s to upper 60s. Southwest winds will reach 5 to 10 miles per hour.