SAN FRANCISCO—A San Francisco bus driver was stabbed in the leg by a passenger on Wednesday, September 4, around 7 p.m. The incident took place near Eddy Street and Taylor Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.
The stabbing happened after the bus driver was informed that someone on the bus had a knife and he decided to pull the bus over. Someone called the police and during that time, the suspect demanded the bus keep going. When the bus driver refused, the suspect stabbed him in the leg.
Police arrested the 47-year-old suspect who was later identified as San Francisco resident David Choy. Choy was booked on assault with a deadly weapon, making criminal threats, resisting arrest, and probation violation. The suspect reportedly has several outstanding warrants.
The bus driver was taken to the nearest hospital and sustained minor injuries for which he was treated.
By Nedda Alishahi