February 5, 2010
Subject: San Francisco Police Department Seeks Public's Help In Locating Suspect In February 4 19th Avenue Shooting
The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in a shooting that occurred yesterday, Thursday, February 4, on the 4000 block of 19th Avenue at approximately 9:00 A.M.
The suspect, Yuji Baba, 67, of San Francisco, allegedly shot the victim, a family member, over a business dispute, and fled. The victim suffered a non-life threatening injury. Baba is 5’4”, 143 lbs. He is in possession of a black semi-automatic handgun and is considered dangerous. He was last seen wearing a black jacket.
Although Baba is a San Francisco resident, he may have headed towards Santa Clara. He may be driving either a dark-colored American-made sedan, or a 1991 Lexus with California plate 2XWS603.
Anyone who sees Baba is advised not to make contact with the suspect, but to call 9-1-1. Anyone who may have information and who wishes to remain anonymous may call the Confidential Tip Line, 415-575-4444, or Text-a-Tip, TIP411 (847411).
A photo of Baba is posted below
This information is released in the interest of public safety and for the safety of the suspect.
For more information, please contact:
Media Relations Unit
850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229