SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco police say a report last week of a man having a psychotic breakdown and shooting a gun inside a home led to the man’s arrest and the seizure of 57 firearms, including machine guns.

The San Francisco Police Department said Tuesday 63-year-old Jack Dane was arrested and booked into San Francisco County jail on shooting at an inhabited dwelling and other gun-related charges.

Responding officers talked to a witness who told them Dane was a having a psychotic breakdown and had a gun. As they left the home, the witness heard several gunshots from inside the residence.

During the investigation, police found 57 Firearms including, 17 semi-automatic rifles, including machine guns, and 40 handguns inside the home.

The department says the investigations open and asked anyone with information to contact police.


Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

  1. Geoff says:

    How can semi-automatic rifles “include machine guns”? Hint; machine guns are fully automatic. Semi-automatics are not.

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