Hot Prowl Burglary Call Leads to Officer-Involved Shooting 19-141(b) (Updated Suspect Information)

On December 7, 2019, at approximately 8:34 AM, SFPD officers responded to a call at 23rd Street and Capp Street regarding a report of a hot prowl burglary. The officers made contact with a person matching the description of a suspect. The suspect assaulted the officers with a weapon. An officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect and an officer were transported to a hospital.

Jamaica Hampton, a 24-year-old male was booked in absentia for the charges of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm (two counts), battery with injury on a peace officer (two counts), battery resulting in serious injury (two counts), and obstructing or resisting an executive officer in the performance of duties, by use of threats, force of violence (two counts). Due to the fact that Hampton was booked in absentia no booking photo is available.

A charging decision by the District Attorney has not been made at this time and the case remains under investigation. Investigations are being conducted by the San Francisco District Attorney's Office - Independent Investigations Bureau, the Department of Police Accountability and the SFPD Internal Affairs DivisionInvestigative Services Detail. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text-A-Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available. As part of SFPD’s commitment towards transparency and accountability, a town hall meeting regarding this officer-involved shooting will be held within ten days.

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