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San Francisco Man Suspected of Attempted Murder Hit-and-Run

Written by Joel UmanzorPublished Nov. 07, 2023 • 2:11pm
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San Francisco police arrested 43-year-old Jesse Montgomery on suspicion of attempted murder and carjacking Monday afternoon in the Mission District. | Source: Isaac Ceja/The Standard

San Francisco police arrested a 43-year-old man Monday on suspicion of an attempted murder hit-and-run after a carjacking.

Police say Jesse Montgomery allegedly crashed a stolen car into a pedestrian in the Mission District.

Officers responded at 12:53 p.m. near York and 19th streets to reports of a hit-and-run collision and found a man armed with a knife who matched the description of the suspect.

Witnesses at the scene told police the suspect had carjacked a victim and injured them during an altercation before fleeing and striking the pedestrian with the stolen vehicle.

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Both the carjacking victim and pedestrian suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Montgomery was also hospitalized, police said.

Montgomery was booked into jail on suspicion of carjacking, attempted murder, receiving a stolen vehicle and felony hit-and-run. He was also booked on suspicion of brandishing a weapon and making criminal threats. He remains in custody on Tuesday afternoon, according to jail records.

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