SFPD Make Arrest in June 5th Homicide at 16th & Mission St

On June 5, 2016 at approximately 7:40 AM, San Francisco Police Officers responded to 16th Street and Mission regarding a stabbing.  Upon arrival, the officers found the victim, a 55 year old male, laying on the sidewalk and suffering from an apparent stab wound to his torso. The officers rendered aid and summoned an ambulance.  The victim was transported by ambulance but was pronounced deceased in the hospital.

San Francisco Police Homicide Investigators commenced an investigation that led to the identity of the suspect. They issued a crime alert within the Department directing officers to be on the lookout for 27 year old Jose Poot.  On June 14, 2016 at 12:51 PM, officers from SFPD’s Mission Police Station saw Poot at 15th Street and Julian where they took him into custody without incident.  Poot, a San Francisco resident, was later booked into San Francisco County Jail on the charge of Homicide.  His booking photo accompanies this press release.

While an arrest has been made, this remains and active and open investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

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