San Francisco Hell’s Angel Chapter president Mark “Papa” Guardado was shot and killed after a struggle only blocks from the ‘Frisco clubhouse according to reports from the San Francisco Chronicle today.
The murder took place at approximately 10:30pm when Guardado and an unknown assailant were engaged in what Lt. Mike Stasko of SFPD’s homicide detail described as “They had a wrestling match first,” Then “the guy shot him(Guardado) , and he got on his motorcycle and left.”
Speculation after the incident ran wild with the most prominent scenario’s being a rival biker gang hit by the Mongols or any number of other gangs in the area. Guardado’s attorney Patrick Ciocca had a different take on the slain Angel:
“He really was an all-around good guy. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of people who are going to miss him dearly.”
On the other side of the ledger is Sonoma County prosecutor Victoria Shanahan’s take on Guardado who she described as “was an extremely dangerous gang member,”