SFPD Arrest Attempted Homicide Suspects 21-002


On Monday January 4, 2020 at approximately 11:25 PM, San Francisco Police officers from Northern Station responded to the 1700 block of Ellis Street for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located a 26 year-old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses reported observing a blue sedan flee the area immediately following the shooting. Officers responding to the incident observed the blue sedan near the intersection of Gough Street and Geary Boulevard. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle utilizing their lights and sirens, but it fled in attempt to evade capture. The suspects led police on a pursuit that spanned several blocks. At several times during the pursuit the suspects drove well above the posted speed limit and ran multiple red lights.

As the suspects approached the intersection of Polk and Hayes Streets their car collided with two vehicles, which were stopped at a red light. The suspect vehicle continued to flee until it came to a stop on 100 block of Hayes Street. Multiple officers arrived on scene and the suspects were taken into custody without further incident. During a subsequent search of the suspect vehicle officers located a loaded firearm. A photo of the firearm accompanies this news release.

The suspects were identified as 24 year-old Donald A. Scobie of and 21 year-old Jazlyn Possie, both of San Francisco. Both suspects were booked at San Francisco County Jail. Scobie was booked on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy, multiple firearms charges, multiple vehicle code violations and probation violation. Possie was booked on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy and multiple firearms charges.

The occupants of the vehicles involved in the collision at Polk and Hayes Streets were all treated for non life-threatening injuries.

While arrests have been made this remains an open investigation. Anyone with information about this incident 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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