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Thursday, December 16, 2010

International Warfare In San Francisco

Posted By on Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 4:45 PM

click to enlarge Tempers flared in San Francisco last week...
  • Tempers flared in San Francisco last week...

Last week we wrote about a strange, albeit international, incident in the south of the city. A menacing group of hoodlums surrounded a stumbling drunk and asked him his country of origin. Not liking the answer, the leader of the pack said he was from a different -- and, in his eye, better -- nation. He then stabbed the drunk.

The countries involved were redacted from the initial police writeup. But now we know.

Per the San Francisco Police, the victim told the mob he was a "proud Mexican." The knife man then replied he was from El Salvador.

And to top it off, everything happened on Brazil Avenue.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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