4 suspects arrested for April North Beach shooting

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Four suspects in the deadly April shooting in North Beach were arrested Wednesday. 

According to the San Francisco Police Department, on April 23, officers were dispatched to the Grant and Columbus avenues after reports of a shooting. 

At the scene, officers found a gunshot victim, Isaiah Thomas, 23, of Suisun City. He was declared deceased at the scene. 

Two additional shooting victims, described as 24-year-old males, were found nearby. They were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Investigation reveals the suspects as: 

  • Jeremiah Thomas, 21, of Suisun City
  • Malachi Lefiti, 22, of Oakland
  • Marilyn Sahagun-Lopez, 20, of Oakland
  • Nikeosi Jackson, 22, of San Francisco

Investigators developed probable cause to obtain search and arrest warrants for all four suspects.

On July 18, all four suspects were arrested and taken to San Francisco County Jail and face a slew of charges, including homicide, attempted robbery, conspiracy, and criminal street gang-related activities. 

While arrests have been made, police say the investigation remains ongoing.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.