San Francisco Police Make Arrest in Tenderloin Attempted Homicide 20-037

On Monday, March 30, 2020, at approximately 9:25 PM San Francisco Police officers assigned to Tenderloin Station responded to an apartment building on the 100 block of Eddy Street for a report of a shooting. Officers found a 53-year-old male in his apartment suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim told officers he went to the suspect’s apartment to talk to him about an ongoing issue of loud noises coming from the suspect's apartment. When the victim knocked on the door he heard a "pop" and felt pain in his leg. The victim determined that the suspect shot him through the door. The victim was later transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers went to the suspect’s apartment and took him into custody without incident. The suspect was identified as 60-year-old Ronnell Vines of San Francisco. Vines was booked at San Francisco County Jail on charges of attempted murder, assault with a firearm and shooting at an inhabited dwelling.

A booking photo of Vines accompanies this news release.

While an arrest has been made, this remains an active and ongoing 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.

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