* Andrew Lovell Covarrubias arrested for allegedly shooting three people in Daly City
Published by Staff Reporter on November 3, 2010
Police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of shooting three people, including a pregnant woman, over the weekend, Daly City police said today.The man, identified as Andrew Lovell Covarrubias, 18, was taken into custody after plain-clothes police officers spotted him in San Francisco, police said.An officer working an off-duty assignment at Century Theatres on Junipero Serra Boulevard first reported the shooting at 10:43 p.m. Saturday, police Sgt. David Mackriss said.The shooting allegedly occurred following an altercation between a man and one of the victims, police said in a statement. Daly City investigators found that, shortly after the shooting, Covarrubias fled the scene in a taxicab that took him to the 4400 block of Mission Street in San Francisco.Officers within the Street Crimes Unit dressed in plain clothes, conducted surveillance on the 4400 block of Mission Street, and spotted Covarrubias, police said.Members from the Daly City Police Department Street Crimes Unit, Detective Division, and the San Francisco Police Department’s Ingleside Station allegedly chased Covarrubias over rooftops and through backyards. He was apprehended at 2 p.m., police said. Covarrubias was booked into the San Mateo County Jail and, according to police, charged with three counts of attempted murder, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony crime. Each of the victims, including the infant that was prematurely delivered,are recovering in local hospitals, police said.
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Stephan J. Dougan, Personal Injury Attorney
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