SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – Police said Wednesday they have arrested a suspect in a shooting last week in San Francisco’s Marina District, where a driver allegedly followed another driver and shot at their vehicle.
Ryan Beardsley, 27, of San Bruno, was arrested following the shooting, which was reported about 9:40 p.m. June 1 in the 2400 block of Chestnut Street,
A 62-year-old man, who was not injured, told police another driver shot at his vehicle.
Multiple witnesses reported seeing a black sedan with no headlights driving away from the scene.
Officers learned the shooting was related to a shoplifting incident that had happened inside a nearby store.
Police were able to get a suspect and vehicle description, resulting in officers locating the suspect just a block away in the 3300 block of Broderick Street. Officers identified him as Beardsley, police said.
Upon detaining Beardsley, officers discovered a firearm in his waistband.
He was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, and shooting at an occupied vehicle, in addition to a slew of other weapons offenses.
Beardsley remains in custody and is being held without bail, according to jail records.