Pinoy robber shot by SF police in stable condition

By Balitang America staff

Oct. 31, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO – The Filipino man shot by police over the weekend after he tried to rob two people of their cell phones is in stable condition in a San Francisco hospital, authorities said.

Nineteen-year old Rommel Narvaez faces attempted robbery, and assault and battery charges.

Police said Narvaez was armed with a gun that fired blanks when he tried to rob the two victims’ cell phones in San Francisco’s Marina district.

Reports say he fired the gun off a few times and struck one of the victims with it, causing a skull fracture and multiple lacerations.

When police arrived at the scene they say Narvaez brandished a gun prompting four officers to shoot, striking him three times.

Narvaez is already headed to trial in San Mateo County in December for similar robberies in Daly City.

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  • JD
    1 November 2013 at 8:38 am - Reply

    What the four officers did was the right thing, when someone brandished a gun at officers, they will shoot you ! Good job officers, Narvaez very kucky to be alive ! He will be lock up for a very long time in jail.

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