San Francisco Police Make Arrest in Brannan Street Homicide 22-003

On Monday, January 3, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m., San Francisco Police officers from Southern Station responded to an apartment building on the 100 block of Brannan Street for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and made entry into an apartment. The officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

While investigating the incident officers were notified that 43-year-old Ricky Anicas turned himself in at San Francisco County Jail. Investigators from the SFPD Homicide Detail responded to the jail, interviewed Anicas, and determined that Anicas was the suspect in the Brannan Street homicide. Anicas was booked on charges of murder (187 PC), assault with a firearm (245(a)(2) PC), and assault with a deadly weapon (245(b) PC).

While an arrest has been made, this remains an open investigation. 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.

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