May 2, 1990 |
A gunman went on a wild shooting rampage early Tuesday, ambushing and killing a bicycle rider, wounding two police officers in a sidewalk gun battle and critically wounding a man driving on the freeway, authorities said. The suspect, identified as Paul Bellazain, 46, of Daly City, fled on foot after he was wounded in the thigh during a shoot-out with officers near the crowded Westlake Mall in Daly City, just south of San Francisco, said Daly City Police Detective Jim McHenry.
May 15, 1990 |
Police say a Monday morning street shooting near Chinatown that left one man dead and a pregnant woman and six others injured may be related to Asian gang activity. Inspector Art Gerrans said several of the victims, all of them Asians, had a "history of gang-related activity," but would not elaborate. Three of the victims were former employees of an Emeryville gambling establishment popular with Asians.
July 5, 1993 |
Mortally wounded and horrified, John Scully tried one last time to help his wife as she frantically tried to call police from an office phone during a gunman's rampage. "He tried to give me directions, then he said, 'I'm dying,' and we said our goodbys," a tearful Michelle Scully told the San Francisco Examiner in an interview published Sunday.
July 4, 1993 |
The gunman who killed eight people in a rampage through a San Francisco office tower saw himself as a victim of multiple conspiracies whose efforts to succeed were thwarted by a corrupt and callous legal system, according to a document police found on his body. Gian Luigi Ferri, 55, also believed he was being poisoned by monosodium glutamate and blamed the U.S.
November 14, 1994 |
Wearing bulletproof vests and military fatigues, two gunmen ran down a street here Sunday, firing several assault-style weapons, shooting a paramedic and two police officers--one critically--before being shot by police, officials said. One officer was in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital with a head wound. The other, shot in the chest, was in serious condition, said nursing supervisor Gloria Rodriguez. One gunman was fatally shot at the scene, officials said.
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January 11, 1992 |
A limousine returning from a funeral was sprayed with bullets as it passed through a housing project, wounding a youth who had just buried his brother, police said. The 14-year-old victim was hit in the shoulder and neck and the Cadillac was struck several times, police said. The wounds were described as "superficial" by hospital officials, who added that the youngster's name would not be released because of his age.