S.F. High School Coach Is a Murder Suspect

The suspect, Salevi Levi, 22, was until this week an assistant coach at Archbishop Riordan High School, an archdiocese spokesperson said.

SF Weekly‘s sister publication, the San Francisco Examiner, is reporting that a man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder was an assistant coach at Archbishop Riordan High School.

The suspect, Salevi Levi, a 22-year-old San Francisco resident, was until this week a coach for the Catholic high school’s freshman football team, according to a spokesperson for the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Levi no longer is employed by the school, the spokesperson said.

Levi was arrested just before 4 p.m. on Nov. 1 on Sixth Street near Market, police said. He is accused of fatally shooting Giovanni Hernandez, 36, on Oct. 1 in the Ingleside neighborhood and has been charged with murder and attempted murder for allegedly shooting at another person as well. Another man, Dennis Paulo-Tufono, 23, has also been booked on suspicion murder and of being an accessory after the fact to the same crime, the sheriff’s department said.

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