SAN FRANCISCO – On March 4, 2021, San Francisco police arrested a suspect for a triple drive-by shooting that occurred in February. Injury to three male victims who had to be hospitalized. One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries and the other two did not.
At 1:57 a.m. on February 14, 2021, San Francisco police officers from the Tenderloin Police Station responded to the shooting of three adult men who were shot dead by a suspect in a vehicle. The officers treated the victim’s gunshot wounds as best they could until doctors arrived and transported her to the hospital.
Robert Hamilton has been identified as a shooter by the SFPD Night Investigations Unit (NIU). At around 4:00 p.m. on February 27, 2021, officials located Hamilton on Jones and Market. Hamilton tried to evade officers and after being cornered after a car chase, Hamilton was arrested. Officers found a loaded pistol in Hamilton’s waistband, narcotics, marijuana and a large sum of cash in his possession, which were confiscated.
Hamilton has been charged with attempted murder, three assaults with a deadly weapon, firearms charges including banned persons in possession of a loaded firearm, possession of marijuana for sale, possession of controlled substances, and violation of parole. Hamilton is currently being held in the San Francisco County Jail for his crimes.