The San Francisco Police Department announced five arrests made in connection to three gang-related shoot-outs, including the May 12 incident in Ingleside when the occupants of two vehicles shot more than forty rounds at one another and hit a passerby.
“The SFPD Gang Task Force worked with officers from the Patrol and Investigations Bureaus to develop leads and information,” according to a news release. “The investigation resulted in securing multiple search warrants in connection with the shootings.”
On Tuesday, May 26, SFPD and Sacramento County and San Mateo County law enforcement agencies, served search warrants in seven cities resulting in the arrest of five suspects connected to the shootings.
Ten firearms and munitions of varying calibers were seized and all arrestees were transported to San Francisco County Jail for booking. The suspects are 19 year-old Joaquin Powell-Smith of Pittsburg, 25 year-old Dominic Logan of San Jose, 21 year-old Reco Maximo of Sacramento, 22 year-old Khejon Nelson of Concord and 22 year-old Rasace Fiapoto of Concord.
The charges range from attempted homicide to felon in possession of a firearm.
Taraval Station Capt. Nicholas Rainsford and SF SAFE will hold a remote informational Q&A about the May 12 shooting on May 27 starting at 6:00 p.m.
The investigation remains open. Anyone with information may call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with “SFPD.” Anonymity can be granted.
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