Ohmeed Aziz Popal, 29, drove his SUV from Fremont into San Francisco and began intentionally running people over until police finally cornered him and rammed his vehicle.
1 man was killed in Fremont earlier in the day. Currently there are 14 injured with 1 in critical condition.
Here are the current known incidents:
-- Two people, one of them a child, were seriously injured on the 3500 block of California Street in Laurel Heights.
-- Three people were hit at California and Fillmore streets. Witnesses said they included a man with a broken hip and a woman with a gashed head.
-- Two people were seriously hurt at Bush and Pierce streets.
-- One person was seriously injured at Bush and Buchanan streets.
-- One person suffered minor injuries in an incident at 1850 Fillmore St.
-- Two other people suffered minor injuries when they were hit at Pine at Divisadero streets.
-- Two people were hit and suffered minor injuries at Divisadero and Bush streets.
Witnesses said he actually chased victims along the sidewalk.
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco police spokesman Sgt. Neville Gittens said the attacks in the city occurred at 12 locations over a 20-minute period.
"The hits were intentional,'' he said, noting that police are treating them as assaults.
Gittens had no information about a possible motive.
Popal was arrested after patrol cars boxed in his black Honda SUV, its windshield and right front headlight smashed, outside a Walgreens store on Spruce Street between California and Mayfair in the Laurel Heights area.
Of course this being San Francisco he'll probably be let off on a technicality or forgiven for his crimes with 6 months probation.
Darleen at Darleen's Place points out that the incidents appeared to occur in mostly Jewish areas and by the drivers name he appears to be Muslim, but this is all speculation so far.
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