San Francisco Police Make Arrest in June Polk Street Shooting Homicide 21-135

On June 19, 2021, at approximately 2:55 a.m., San Francisco Police officers responded to a reported shooting near the intersection of Eddy and Larkin Streets. Upon arrival, the officers located the victim, 31-year-old Earl Jordan, on the sidewalk and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his torso. The officers rendered aid until relieved by San Francisco Fire Department paramedics. The victim was transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) where he was pronounced deceased.

The SFPD Homicide Detail began an investigation which led to the identification of the suspect, 25-year-old San Francisco resident Alexander Phillips. On June 29, 2021, at approximately 7:24 p.m., members of the SFPD Narcotics Detail located Phillips at 10th and Bryant Streets and arrested him for outstanding warrants. Phillips was booked into the San Francisco County Jail on warrants for: 1) burglary and attempted grand theft, Bail: $10,000 and 2) carrying a concealed dirk or dagger, resisting arrest and possession of burglary tools, Bail: $10,000.

Homicide investigators continued their investigation, which included the examination of DNA evidence, and developed probable cause to arrest Phillips for the June 19th homicide of Earl Jordan.

On July 8, 2021, SFPD Homicide investigators arrested Phillips, who was still in custody, for homicide (187(a) PC), prohibited person in possession of a firearm (29800(a)(1) PC), carrying a loaded firearm (25850(a) PC), and carrying a concealed firearm (25400(a)(2) PC).

While an arrest has been made, this remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous