A 19 yr. old male was beaten and stabbed in what appears to be a gang-related incident. The victim was followed from the parking lot to the bus stop by three males aging from 16 to 18 yrs. old. The three suspects shouted out their gang affiliation and assaulted the victim at the bus stop. The victim was beaten and stabbed in the back. The victim, who acknowledged that he too is a gang member, sustained multiple stab wounds, a punctured lung and head wounds, none of which were life-threatening. The suspects remain outstanding.
A patron was walking between the bus zone and bike shop when she was attacked from behind and had her purse stolen. The suspect struck the victim's head with a hard object, knocking her to the ground. He fled with the purse toward E. 12th Street and was GOA/UTL. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.
A dispute over a seat on a train spilled out onto the platform at Fruitvale station where the suspect punched the victim and attempted to throw the victim over a wall and down a flight of stairs. BART PD K9 officers, who were training at the station, responded and arrested the suspect. The suspect was booked for aggravated assault. The victim received minor injuries.
An adult male making verbal threats to passengers on board a Richmond bound train had to be physically subdued by responding officers after he resisted their attempts to detain him. The subject was transported in restraints to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation.