SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police have cleared the scene of an alleged bomb threat reported Friday afternoon at a music venue in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood after finding no threat during a search of the facility.
Around 3:30 p.m., police received a call from a male, saying he was inside a building near 11th and Harrison streets, armed with a gun and a bomb, according to police spokesman Sgt. Michael Andraychak.
Upon arrival, officers located the building where the suspect was supposedly at and evacuated it. The building is reportedly at 375 11th Street, where the DNA Lounge nightclub is located.
Officers also ordered occupants of neighboring buildings to shelter in place, Andraychak said.
Personnel from the crisis negotiation team, SWAT team and bomb squad all responded to the scene, as well as bomb-sniffing K9 units and paramedics.
As of 5:40 p.m., officers could be observed inside DNA Lounge via the venue’s security cameras – which are publicly available as a live webcast at www.dnalounge.com.
As of 6:30 p.m. police said the scene had been declared safe and that no suspect or weapons were found during the search.
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