San Francisco man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in seemingly unprovoked attack
Originally published 8-20-21 via Facebook
by the San Francisco Police Department:
“On Sunday, July 11, 2021, at approximately 11:17 p.m., San Francisco Police officers from Mission Station responded to the 700 block of Capp Street for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located a 33-year-old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim said that he was attempting to park his vehicle when an unknown male suspect approached him and verbally confronted him. The suspect then produced a firearm and shot the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.
Investigators from the Community Violence Reduction Team (CVRT) and Crime Gun Investigations Center (CGIC) developed information that identified the suspect as 28-year-old Samuel Alfaro of San Francisco. On August 18, 2021, investigators located Alfaro on the 1100 block of San Mateo Avenue in South San Francisco. Alfaro was taken into custody without incident. While Alfaro was being taken into custody investigators from the CVRT and CGIC served search warrants on the 2500 block of Anza Street in San Francisco and the 100 block of Chester Street in Daly City. During the search of Alfaro’s residence, investigators located a functional AR-15 “ghost gun.”
Alfaro was later transported to San Francisco County Jail and booked on charges of attempted murder (664/187 PC), assault with a firearm (245(a)(2) PC), shooting into an occupied vehicle (246 PC), possession of an assault weapon in California (30605(a) PC), carrying a concealed firearm (25400(a)(2) PC), and great bodily injury enhancement (12022.7 PC).
Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.”