San Francisco Police Arrest Suspect of Double Hotel Shooting 21-035

On Friday, February 12, 2021, at approximately 8:17 PM officers responded to a hotel located on the unit block of Drumm Street regarding a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two adult male victims suffering from gunshots wounds inside the hotel. Officers immediately rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene. Medics arrived on scene and transported the victims to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries. Additional officers responded to the scene and established a perimeter for the building. We conducted a search for the suspect while occupants of the hotel sheltered in place. During our search, we did not take anyone in custody.

Through the course of the investigation investigators from the SFPD Night Investigations Unit (NIU) were contacted by a person who knew the suspect and stated that the suspect wanted to turn himself into police custody. Investigators were given the suspect’s location, which was in Merced, California. NIU coordinated the suspect’s arrest with the Merced Police Department. Officers from Merced PD took the suspect into custody and secured the suspect vehicle. SFPD officers responded to Merced and transported the suspect and had the suspect vehicle towed to San Francisco for further investigation.

The suspect is identified as twenty-five-year-old male, Tyler Gangell of Fresno, California. Gangell was booked into San Francisco County Jail on charges of two counts of attempted murder (664/187 PC), two counts of assault with a deadly weapon (245(b) PC), carrying a loaded firearm in a public place/vehicle (25850(a)PC), prohibited person in possession of a loaded firearm (25850 (c)(4) PC), carrying a loaded firearm not listed as the registered owner (25850 (c) (6) PC), prohibited person carrying a concealed firearm (25400 (c) (4) PC), using a firearm in the commission of a felony or attempted felony (12022.5(a) PC), and shooting a firearm causing great bodily injury (12022.53 (d) PC).

While an arrest has been made this investigation is active and ongoing. The SFPD is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call the SFPD 24-hour-tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

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