Police Warn Public After Man Stole Guns, Threatened Mass Shooting In San Francisco


San Jose, Calif. – The San Jose Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an armed schizophrenic suspect who made threats to law enforcement and the public in San Francisco.

On Wednesday, at about 10:14 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 1600 block of Husted Ave. in San Jose. Further investigation revealed suspect Dustin Hamilton stole firearms from a residence and made threats to kill people in the City of San Francisco and any law enforcement personnel.

Hamilton left a 20-page manifesto on the kitchen table, saying, in part, he wanted to go to San Francisco and kill as many people as he can.

The San Jose Police Department notified the San Francisco Police Department. Both agencies are actively conducting follow-up investigation to locate the suspect.

San Jose PD detectives have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Hamilton for Burglary, Threats & Firearms Possession. In addition, Hamilton has two outstanding felony warrants out of San Francisco for Assault and Vandalism.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact Detective Emilio Perez and Detective Matt Brackett of the San Jose Police Department’s Assaults Unit at 408-277-5283.