ID #11-149 The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect pictured in the video below. According to Inspector Mike Morley, On January 9th, 2011, Joe Hernandez was attacked and beaten by an unidentified suspect while inside The Temple night club on Howard Street in San Francisco. Mr. Hernandez later died as a result of the injuries inflicted in that assault. A bystander intervened in an effort to thwart the attack. The bystander was struck in the face and head numerous times by a female suspect who was wielding high-heeled shoes. Police investigators believe the homicide suspect was part of a larger group which included this female assault suspect. On Thursday, May 12, 2011 Officers from the SFPD Criminal Investigation Unit arrested Tracy Luong, age 22 of San Jose, California near her residence. Luong was booked into San Francisco County Jail on the charge of aggravated assault (a felony) for the attack on the bystander. The male suspect is described as an Asian male with a “sleeve” tattoo on his right arm. San Francisco Police Homicide Inspectors have released this surveillance video taken inside the night club prior to the attack. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO WATCH VIDEO OF THIS SUSPECT: Suspect in Hernandez Murder from San Francisco Police on Vimeo.
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