Suspect in Pier 39 shooting arrested

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One person has been arrested in connection to the Pier 39 shooting on Sunday. 

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the shooting at 7:12 p.m. on Sunday left six people injured. 

SFPD officers were dispatched after receiving reports of a shooting involving occupants of two vehicles, a white sedan, and a black SUV, exchanging gunfire. 

As the vehicles continued down the Embarcadero, the black SUV crashed and came to a stop. The occupants of the SUV were detained while the white sedan fled. 

The SUV’s occupants were identified as a 28-year-old female and 33-year-old Lee Haywood. 

Both were struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital. 

Haywood remains in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the female has been released. 

Two uninvolved cars were struck by gunfire in the Beach and Stockton Streets areas. 

The victims of the uninvolved vehicles, a 48-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman had non-life-threatening injuries. 

The man was hit by broken glass, while the woman was struck by glass and bullet fragments. 

Haywood was booked and charged with negligent discharge of a firearm, possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, and carrying a concealed firearm. 

Haywood was also booked on an outstanding warrant out of Antioch.

While one arrest has 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.