SFPD has issued a shelter-in-place order for parts of the Mission District following experiences of a barricaded gunman on Valencia Avenue. At present, Valencia from fifteenth via 18th Streets, in addition to elements of sixteenth, are closed with folks advised to remain inside.
In response to two sources, the gunman is held up contained in the residences above Limon, throughout the road from Casanova on Valencia Avenue. In a tweet, clients on the cafe Muddy Waters are searching for cowl:
#SF RESIDENTS: Please keep away from seventeenth & Valencia. There may be an armed suspect there. My brother is close by & has been requested to take cowl. pic.twitter.com/3eEjcLFsAX
— Sumaya Kazi (@sumaya) March 10, 2017
Neighbors have advised Uptown Almanac that law enforcement officials are breaking via neighboring residences. The rationale hasn’t be confirmed, however in accordance with one neighbor, officers are gaining roof entry within the surrounding space (as pictured on the prime of the submit).
In response to one buyer locked inside Thanh Tam II, officers advised patrons they have been “within the line of fireplace” and had them flee the neighborhood:
Cops advised us we have been “in line of fireplace” of SF #Valencia lockdown then had us run into road by ourselves pic.twitter.com/eKEuUTvNPv
— Rebecca Pierce #BlackShabbat (@aptly_engineerd) March 10, 2017
We are going to replace as we be taught extra.
Replace 5:04pm: Extra experiences have are available in from neighbors, which we have now not been capable of affirm with police officers. One tells Uptown Almanac, “A feminine resident at that SRO pulled a gun on the supervisor. Everybody is aware of who she is, however the cops are simply being cautious with the scenario.”
One other officer advised a neighbor that the suspect is in a stand-off with places of work holding an computerized weapon.
SFPD spokespersons have been to this point unwilling to verify particulars to the press.
Replace 5:09pm: SFPD has resumed permitting pedestrians to journey alongside sixteenth Avenue.