SSFPD Media Release: Assault with a Deadly Weapon/Participating in a Criminal Street Gang/Conspiracy

South San Francisco, CA   August 18, 2015    Submitted by SSFPD   SSFPD logo color

8.26.2015  UPDATE LINK CLICK HERE

On August 15th 2015, at approximately 3:00pm, a 24 year-old male South San Francisco resident was walking on the 700 block of Linden Avenue when he was attacked by a group of five suspects. The suspects acted in unison and attacked the victim with a baseball bat, with punches, and with kicks to the victim’s head and chest. The victim sustained numerous non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by paramedics to a local hospital for treatment.

 

The police investigation resulted in the identification of all five suspects. All five suspects are believed to be gang members or gang associates. A short time after the assault, one adult suspect and two juvenile suspects were located nearby and arrested. Jose Luis Hernandez, a 19 year-old resident of South San Francisco was arrested along with a 16 year-old male juvenile and a 17 year-old male juvenile (also both residents of South San Francisco). The adult suspect was booked at the San Mateo County jail and the juvenile suspects were booked at Hillcrest Juvenile Hall. All three suspects were booked for assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit a felony, and being a participant in a criminal street gang.

 

The remaining two suspect (whose identity is not being released at this time) are actively being sought by police for questioning about their involvement in this incident. Anyone who may have witnessed this assault or who has knowledge about it is encouraged to call the police and report the information. Police can be contacted at 650-877-8900 (non-emergency line) or at 650-952-2244 (anonymous tip line) or by e-mail at tips@ssf.net .

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