kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Local

Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission District

View Comments
San Francisco police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the Mission District near Florida and 26th streets.

San Francisco police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the Mission District near Florida and 26th streets.

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Trending Stories On CBS SF

strange lights Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission DistrictWhat Was That Strange Streak Of Light In The Bay Area Sky Friday Morning?

marijuanagrowing Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission DistrictMysterious Men Dropping From Helicopters To Chop Down NorCal Marijuana Grows

bxknjovceaablc0 Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission District9 People Injured, All I-880 Lanes Reopen After Big Rig Crash In San Leandro

jung Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission DistrictNotorious Ex-Cocaine Kingpin George Jung Out of Prison, Living In San Francisco

gmail 081413 Suspect Arrested For Shooting Policeman In SF Mission DistrictHow To Check If Your Google Account Is Among 5 Million Usernames, Passwords Leaked To Russian Bitcoin Site

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco have arrested a man suspected of shooting a police officer on Saturday afternoon and leading authorities on a high-speed chase through several cities from the East Bay to San Jose, a spokesman said Sunday.

Jeffrey Ruano, 50, a San Francisco resident, allegedly shot a 28-year-old police officer in the shoulder while trying to evade officers in the Mission District at around 2:45 p.m., San Francisco police Officer Gordon Shyy said.

The officer — who has been identified as Mission District Station Officer Adam Shaw — was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery, Shyy said.

As of Sunday afternoon, Shaw was recovering in stable condition, Shyy said.

Ruano allegedly aimed his car at responding police officers as he sped off from the scene, police said.

Officers shot at the vehicle but the man was not wounded, and his car was found abandoned in Daly City a short time after the incident.

A subsequent investigation led police to the East Bay, where Ruano was identified in a white sedan with two female passengers at about 11 p.m.

The California Highway Patrol attempted to stop Ruano on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 at Carlson Boulevard in Richmond, but the suspect refused to yield, Shyy said.

The suspect then led officers on a chase from Richmond to Danville to San Jose, with speeds reaching up to 100 mph, police said.

Ruano was finally stopped in San Jose, where he and his two passengers were taken into custody at McKee Road and North 33rd Street.

Following questioning by San Francisco police, the two females were released, and Ruano was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, possession of ammunition, driving in excess of 100 mph, and evading officers.

The case remains under investigation by SFPD.

© Copyright 2014 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,913 other followers