Third suspect arrested in gang-related assault

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — A third suspect in an alleged gang-related assault in January in South San Francisco was arrested Tuesday by police.

Jose Hernandez, 20, of South San Francisco, was arrested at 11:35 a.m. in the 300 block of Susie Way with the help of the U.S. Marshals Service, police said.

The assault took place on Jan. 4 in the 800 block of Maple Avenue, where one of two victims was hit by a brick thrown by one of the three suspects.

The others suspects are a juvenile and 19-year-old Daly City resident Nicholas Rodriguez, police Cpl. Jason Pfarr said.

Police were able to locate Hernandez after obtaining a $250,000 warrant for his arrest and after initial efforts to find him were unsuccessful.

Hernandez also had warrants of $150,000 for being a suspect in a case involving participation in a criminal gang and assault with a deadly weapon, a $10,000 warrant for assault on a police officer and resisting arrest and a $10,000 warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

Hernandez was arrested in the Jan. 4 incident for alleged offense.

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