San Francisco Police Makes Arrest in Central District Battery 23-006

On January 9, 2023, at approximately 12:04 p.m., San Francisco Police officers assigned to Central Station responded to the 700 block of Montgomery Street regarding a possible assault. Officers arrived on scene and met with a male suspect, identified as 71-year-old Shannon Collier Gwin of San Francisco, and an adult female victim who was involved in a dispute. Officers interviewed both parties who declined further police action at that time.  

The San Francisco Street Crisis Response Team responded to the scene and provided multiple service options to the victim. Officers authored a police report documenting the incident.    

SFPD Investigators took over the investigation and developed probable cause to obtain an arrest warrant for Gwin.  

On January 18, 2023, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Gwin was arrested on the 700 block of Montgomery Street for the warrant. Gwin was transported to the San Francisco County Jail where he was booked for the arrest warrant on the charge of battery (242 PC).  

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

SFPD Incident #230-021-985

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