SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department revealed that two suspects have been arrested in connection to a shooting that transpired in the Bayview District. According to a press release from the SFPD, at approximately 10:51 p.m. on September 27, officers assigned to the Bayview Station responded to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) about a shooting victim who was driven to the hospital in a privately owned automobile.

After arriving on the scene, officers began an investigation that revealed that the shooting victim, a 26 year-old, female, of San Francisco was shot during a physical altercation with a female suspect on the 2100 block of Jennings Street at approximately 10:45 p.m. The victim was admitted to the hospital with life threatening injuries and is recovering from the injury.

Members of the Bayview Station Investigative Team (SIT) published a crime bulletin containing surveillance camera with images of the shooting suspect police were looking for.

On October 5, at approximately 12:56 a.m., Bayview officers conducted a traffic stop on a maroon Lincoln sedan at Ingalls Street and Palou Avenue for vehicle code violations. During the traffic stop, officers spotted a passenger in the right front seat who was identical to the suspect wanted in the shooting and detained her. The driver and a rear seat passenger were also detained as officers continued their investigation. Prior to towing the car, officers conducted an inventory of the vehicle and seized unfired handgun cartridges and a Smith and Wesson revolver.

Charles Sullivan.
Photo courtesy of the SFPD.

The shooting suspect, Kenyanna Dixon, 35, of San Francisco was later booked at the San Francisco County Jail on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm in public, carrying a concealed firearm, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.

The driver of the vehicle, Charles Sullivan, 64, of San Francisco was charged with carrying a concealed firearm, carrying a loaded and concealed firearm belonging to another person, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a person having been convicted of a violent offense.

The rear seat passenger, a 29 year-old female, of San Francisco was released from the scene pending further investigation. Authorities are still investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. Tipsters may remain anonymous.