Surprising new crime trend being seen in the Bay Area

It has happened at least 3 times in the month of July so far... PAINTBALL GUN ASSAULT.

Anyone who has experience with paintball guns know how - in addition to making one heck of a mess - they can hurt if they hit you right.

You may have heard about the most recent incident, which happened on Monday in the city:

A week earlier, there was another paintball gun attack in a different part of the city:

Just one week before that, Bayview Police Station's newsletter detailed another report:

Let's hope this trend in crime is short-lived!