San Francisco Bay Area Violent Crime

San Francisco Police Arrest Uncle Who Allegedly Shot his Nephew During a Dispute

Uncle Shot his Nephew
San Francisco Police Arrest Uncle Who Allegedly Shot his Nephew During a Dispute

An 85-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly shot his nephew during a dispute at the San Francisco apartment building where they live, according to police.

Around 8:50 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of Fell Street. There, they discovered that a 49-year-old man had confronted his uncle and during the confrontation, the uncle shot him.

The victim was taken to a hospital for a gunshot wound that was not considered life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, identified by police as Bobby Dawkins, has been booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm.

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