SFPD Manhunt Leads To Arrest


SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, April 27 a fatal stabbing in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood sparked a San Francisco Police Department manhunt for a killer.

The stabbing took place at approximately 6:49 p.m. on the 400 block of Minna Street. The victim, an unidentified man in his 30s or 40s was examined and pronounced dead at the scene by San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office officials.

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An SFPD manhunt led to the arrest of 33-year-old Antonio Taylor.

By the time law enforcement responded to the SoMa location, the suspect had fled the scene. On Tuesday, the SFPD announced that 33-year-old Antonio Taylor had been arrested late Monday night in connection with the murder.

Taylor was arrested after homicide detectives released a profile of a man matching his description to patrolling officers, who spotted the suspect near the intersection of Fifth and Bryant Streets. He was booked on charges of murder, possession of suspected heroin, and an outstanding traffic warrant.

Details on the identity of the victim is being withheld from the public until pending notification of first of kin.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the the SFPD anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.