A 13 year old juvenile male was detained after a witness reported that he and three other male juveniles attempted to rob an adult male on a stairway in the free area of the station. The witness reported one of the suspects was in possession of a handgun. The 13 year old was caught after a brief chase but was later released to a parent after the victim could not be located and the witness declined to come forward. A plastic toy gun was recovered near the scene of the footchase. Responding officers could not locate the other three suspects.
An adult male was arrested and booked for using a cane to batter his girlfriend while on board a San Francisco bound train as it approached Embarcadero station. A BPD sergeant located the suspect and victim on board the train as it arrived at Powell St. station. The victim sustained facial wounds.
BART PD officers assisted SFPD in a search for an adult male, 24 yrs. of age, who allegedly beat another subject with a handgun, then reportedly fired a shot at the victim, missing him. BART officers became involved when the victim ran into Powell St. station and reported the incident which occurred at 5th and Market Streets. SFPD suspects that the incident stemmed from a drug deal gone bad.
A patron was approached in the parking lot by a male in his early 20's who grabbed him by the shirt, pointed a handgun at his face and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot after the victim told him he had no money and shoved the gun away from his face.
An adult male victim reported via telephone that he had been robbed at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station approximately an hour earlier. The victim stated that a juvenile male pointed a handgun at him in the station parking lot and demanded money. The suspect fled with the victim's cash and wallet. 0705-1103. L21.
Union City PD reported that a robbery involving a gun occurred in their jurisdiction. A group of males was reportedly chasing another group of males through the station. A member of the group doing the chasing was allegedly armed with a gun. All parties were gone when responding officers arrived.
A gang fight in Union City culminated in the BART station parking lot. One subject sustained multiple stab wounds, but none were life threatening. A second subject had been pepper sprayed, and a third subject was beaten. An investigation is continuing.
Reported at 07:54 hours, an adult male subject at the bus stop was struck with a bottle and a metal pipe by two adult males. The suspects are possibly known to the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance. The investigation continues.
A bus driver taking a break in his bus overheard a verbal commotion in the bus zone between a male and a female. When the driver tried to intercede on behalf of the female, the male brandished a handgun tucked in his waistband and threatened to shoot the driver. The suspect was taken into custody in the plaza area and later booked at juvenile hall.
An adult male approached the station agent at Colma station asking to be let in for a free ride. When the agent refused, the subject threatened to rob someone and brandished what appeared to be the butt end of a handgun. The subject fare evaded and boarded a train, exiting at Daly City station where he was apprehended after a short foot chase by Daly City PD. The suspected handgun turned out to be a facsimile which he tossed while being chased. It was later recovered. The subject was booked on the above charges.
A man was stabbed in the stomach when he tried to intervene on behalf of another man who was being beaten by two subjects. The incident occurred on board a Richmond bound train as it was arriving at 12th St. station. The suspects, who were both males in their 20's, fled when the train arrived at 12th St. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
A subject who was in the station acting irrationally and screaming obscenities randomly attacked a nearby woman without provocation, stabbing her in the back twice with an unknown sharp object. He ran from the station, fled the area and was not located. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment, in critical but stable condition.
Two adult suspects attempted to take an electronic game from a juvenile male. An adult couple intervened on behalf of the juvenile and followed the suspects as they were leaving the station. One of the suspects then brandished a handgun and both suspects fled on bicycles. Officers searched the station and surrounding neighborhood with negative results. 0703-1057. L21.
An adult male was the victim of a robbery in the parking lot. A male in his 20's approached the victim, threatened to shoot him (no gun seen), took his jacket and fled. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.
A citizen observed a juvenile in possession of a handgun in the bus zone. Responding officers detained several juveniles at the station and several blocks away. One of the youths admitted that a subject among them did in fact have a handgun, but disposed of it when officers arrived. The identity of the weapon bearer was not established. The gun was not recovered and all parties were subsequently released.
An 18 year old female was robbed of her purse, cash, and an iPOD at the bus stop. The suspects were described as four males, 15 to 20 years of age, all wearing hoodies (with hoods up over their heads). One of the suspects was armed with a handgun. All four fled on foot and were able to elude a search by BART PD units, San Leandro PD officers and Alameda County Sheriff's deputies.
A female patron was the victim of an armed robbery as she was making her way to the station from the west parking lot area. The incident occurred just outside of the parking lot, on or about Colby or Wagner Streets. The suspect, described as an adult male 18-19 yrs. of age, was armed with a handgun and fled into the residential area west of the parking lot. Unknown loss. Case turned over to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Officers responded to a report of a woman shot at the station. Officers arriving at the scene located a shooting victim in the bus zone. The victim was shot once in the leg. It was later determined that the shooting occurred across the street from the station on 7th St. Witnesses described a yellow Volvo occupied by two males as possibly involved. The motive is not known and the case was turned over to the Oakland Police.
A woman was robbed of her purse and eventually her automobile in parking lot "A" of the station by a male in his 20's who was armed with a handgun. Oakland Police later spotted the vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The chase ended when the suspect crashed. The suspect was captured, taken to a local hospital for treatment, and later booked on charges of robbery, carjacking, and felony evasion. The handgun used in the offense was recovered by OPD.
A patron was robbed of his wallet in the parking structure by two males in their teens. One of the suspects brandished a handgun during the offense. Both fled on foot. The victim, whose wallet was discarded by the suspects after they found little or no money in it, suffered no injuries.
A twenty seven year old Hayward resident was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant as he waited for the arrival of a niece and nephew in the station's parking lot. The suspect, described as a male in his 20's, was seen fleeing on foot. The victim was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators are trying to establish a motive for the shooting.
A 60-year-old male was reported to be brandishing a firearm on the platform at MAS. It was later reported that the subject placed the handgun in his pocket. Officers contacted the subject and found that the "firearm" was a toy. The reporting party left the area and could not be contacted at this time. The toy gun was held as possible evidence and the subject was FI'd and released pending further investigation.
A female patron reported that an adult male brandished a knife to her in a threatening manner at the corner of 8th and Oak Streets. The suspect was taken into custody and positively identified by the victim. The investigation determined that the suspect was in need of psychiatric care and was subsequently committed for same.
Two officers patroling the parking lot at Bay Fair station found an adult male subject inside a parked vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. A semi-auto pistol was lying next to the victim. Paramedics were summoned and the victim was declared dead at the scene. The Alameda County Coroner's Office took custody of the deceased. An investigation is on-going. 0701-0145 L21.