SFPD Make Arrest in South of Market Homicide

On April 27, 2014 at approximately 6:49PM, officers responded to the 400 block of Minna Street in the Southern District regarding a stabbing. The male victim was found suffering from multiple stab wounds to his upper torso. Aid was immediately rendered but unfortunately the victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The suspect was seen leaving the area shortly after the crime as was described as a black male adult, approximately 30-40 years old, approximately 5’11”, last seen wearing a black beanie, leather jacket, and dark jeans.

Later that evening at approximately 11:55 PM, officers on routine patrol in the area of 5th Street and Bryant Street spotted a person matching the homicide suspect description. Officers detained this individual and he was transported to the Homicide Unit for further investigation.

Antonio Taylor, 33 years old, was later booked at San Francisco County Jail for murder, possession of suspected heroin, and an outstanding traffic warrant.

Due to pending identification matters, Taylor’s booking photo will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the SFPD Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.


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