SF police kill suspect in Bayview District

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A San Francisco police officer shot and killed a suspect in Bayview District Wednesday. 

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the shooting occurred in Fairfax Avenue and Catalina Street. 

SFPD said around 2:53 p.m., plained clothes officers were making an arrest when a second person, possibly armed, approached them. 

After ignoring police commands, an officer shot the man. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Police do not believe the person who was killed was related to the initial arrest.

People are being advised to expect traffic delays, consider alternative routes, and plan for additional travel time.

The shooting will be investigated by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, SFPD Internal Affairs, and the Department of Police Accountability. SFPD will also host a town hall regarding the shooting.


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.

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