The San Francisco Police Department made an announcement on May 30th regarding the arrest of a suspect involved in a deadly shooting that occurred in April 2023. On April 1st, at approximately 1:04 p.m., officers from the Tenderloin Station swiftly responded to a shooting incident in the 200 block of Golden Gate Avenue.
Upon arrival, law enforcement found a 52-year-old male victim with gunshot wounds. Immediate medical attention was provided, and paramedics were summoned to the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the victim has not been released to the public.
The SFPD Homicide Detail took charge of the investigation and identified the suspect as 23-year-old Anthony Timmons. Through their diligent efforts, investigators gathered substantial evidence leading to the arrest of Timmons.
On May 25th, around 3 p.m., officers from the Tenderloin Station, in collaboration with the SFPD Narcotics Unit, were on duty near Jones and Market Streets. It was during this time that one of the officers recognized Timmons in the vicinity. Upon approaching Timmons, he attempted to flee on foot. However, following a brief pursuit, the officers successfully apprehended him. A subsequent search of Timmons resulted in the discovery of a loaded firearm equipped with an extended magazine, as well as narcotics.
Timmons was immediately taken into custody and transported to San Francisco County Jail #1. He has been booked on multiple charges, including homicide (187(a) PC), unlawful possession of a firearm (29800a(1) PC), possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (11351 HS), carrying a concealed weapon (25400(a)(2) PC), carrying a loaded firearm in public (25850(a) PC), being armed during the commission of a felony (12022(a)(1) PC), resisting arrest (148(a)(1) PC), and possession of marijuana with intent to sell (11359 HS).
The investigation by the SFPD is still ongoing, and they urge anyone with relevant information to contact the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or provide anonymous tips by texting a message starting with "SFPD" to TIP411.