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    March 4, 2013

    Dominic Scott Identified as Man Murdered in Bayview Today

    Medical authorities have identified the man who was gunned down early this morning in the city's Bayview District as 22-year-old Dominic Scott. According to the Examiner, neighbors called the cops just before 8:30 a.m. after hearing gunshots. When police arrived at the scene, located at Third Stre ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    Even Violent Video Games Are a Healthy Outlet for Teens

    Seventy-nine years ago, Germans gathered in Berlin's Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Platz one May evening. They piled the books of Karl Marx, Bertolt Brecht and August Bebel (for whom the plaza would later be renamed), and burned them in the name of eliminating "un-German" ideas. On Jan 12, 2013, a group calle ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Teen Murdered This Weekend in Bayview, Homicide No. 65

    Medical authorities have identified the man who was gunned down Saturday night, but would not release his name until family is notified. What we can tell you is that an 18-year-old man was shot at least once while standing on the block of Osceola Lane at about 10 p.m. on Saturday.

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    October 29, 2012

    Man Shot in the Head, Kid Shot in the Chest Over Another Violent Weekend in S.F.

    Separate from the World Series chaos and fires that plagued the city last night, San Francisco had yet another bloody weekend, where multiple people, including a kid, were shot. The first incident happened on Friday about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Keith and Shaftner, where a juvenile female and ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Jose Escobar Identified as Teen Shot in the Mission District

    It was a another violent weekend in San Francisco where two men were killed in separate shooting incidents in the Mission and downtown. Authorities identified one of the victims as 19-year-old Jose Escobar of San Francisco. According to police, Escobar was walking at about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday near ... More >>

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    September 4, 2012

    Jonathan Bullock Killed in Lower Pac Heights Shooting

    Medical authorities have identified the 38-year-old man who was shot to death over Labor Day weekend as Jonathan Bullock of San Francisco. Officer Gordon Shyy says Bullock was on the 1500 block of Broderick at about 4:20 a.m. on Saturday when two men fired multiple shots at the victim. The suspects ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    More Gunfire Rattles San Francisco, Two People Shot in Western Addition

     San Francisco police are investigating yet another double shooting this week, which injured two people in their early 20s. Officer Carlos Manfredi tells us that cops heard shots fired about 12:32 p.m. in the area of Steiner and Eddy streets. They "saturated the area" until they found the two v ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    Edmundo Sandoval Identified as Man Killed in Double Shooting Last Night; Homicide No. 45 (Update)

    Update (2:27 p.m.): Medical authorities identified the man shot to death as 26-year-old Edmundo Sandoval of San Francisco. Original story (8:51 a.m): Gun violence broke out in the city's Portola neighborhood last night, killing one and critically injuring another man, making it the city's fourth hom ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Visitacion Valley Hit With More Gunfire Last Night, Just Two Blocks From Double Homicide

    Just eight hours after two men were killed in a rowdy fight yesterday afternoon, more shots were fired in Visitacion Valley, capping off a three-day spree of gunfire near the Sunnydale Housing Projects. Nobody was hurt in last night's drive-by, however, the crime was yet another indication that viol ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    Gary Smith Identified as Man Killed in SOMA; Two Arrested

    San Francisco police caught the two men who they say shot and killed 25-year-old Gary Smith on Friday night. On Saturday, Union City police arrested Anthony Pratt, 27, of Union City, and Trumillion Ballard, 24, of San Francisco on suspicion of murder. Both were booked into San Francisco County Jail. ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Man Killed Near Sunnydale Housing Projects; Homicide No. 39

    An 21-year-old man was shot to death in Visitacion Valley last night, according to police. The man was standing outside the front of a house on the 1700 block of Sunnydale at about 7:18 p.m. when an unknown person shot him in the head and in the chest, says Officer Gordon Shyy. The victim was taken ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Tony Harper Identified as Man Killed in Double Shooting; Homicide No. 37

    Medical authorities confirmed that 27-year-old Tony Harper was killed in a double shooting in the city's Bayview neighborhood on Friday night. Police say there was a second man who was shot and remains at San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to police, the two men ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Man Killed in Sunnydale; Homicide No. 36

    A 21-year-old man was shot to death last night near the Sunnydale housing projects, the second one in that neighborhood this week.According to Officer Albie Esparza, police were called to the 1800 block of Sunnydale just before 10 p.m. on reports of a man shot. When they arrived, they found the vict ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Deon Walker Identified as Teen Killed Over Memorial Day Weekend; Homicide No. 28

    Authorities have identified the teen who was shot to death in the Bayview this weekend as 18-year-old Deon Walker. At about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday, neighbors called police, saying they had heard several gunshots in the area. Police arrived to the unit block of Baldwin Court where they found Walker de ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    William Castillo Identified as Man Murdered in Visitaction Valley; Homicide No. 27

    (Update 4 p.m.): The Medical Examiner has identified the man killed early this morning as 21-year-old William Castillo of San Francisco. (Original story 9:10 a.m.): A 23-year-old man was shot to death early this morning near the Sunnydale Housing Projects, according to police. Sgt. Daryl Fong said j ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Jaquan Morton Identified as Teen Shot to Death in Bayview

    Authorities have identified the teen who was killed in a triple shooting in the city's Bayview neighborhood over the weekend as 17-year-old Jaquan Morton. Morton, a San Francisco resident, was shot in the chest Friday evening along with two other teens. Police say the other victims, ages 18 and 19, ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Lawrence Richardson Shot to Death in Western Addition; Homicide No. 18

    Medical authorities have identified 21-year-old Lawrence Richardson as the man who was fatally shot last night as he walked out of a corner store on Eddy Street. Police said someone fire at Richardson, a San Francisco resident, as he stood on the sidewalk at the 1800 block of Eddy Street near Divisi ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Jahmad Karriem Identified as Man Shot in Ingleside; Homicide No. 17

    ​Medical Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed late Sunday night as 20-year-old Jahmad Karriem. Police were called to the 300 block of Louisburgh Street at 11:33 p.m, and found Karriem shot in the chest.

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    March 21, 2012
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    January 20, 2012

    Rory Jones Identified as Man Shot to Death: Homicide No. 2

    another man shot ​Update: (1 p.m.) Medical authorities identified the man who was shot to death last night as 30-year-old Rory Jones, an Oakland resident. Police told reporters that Jones was sitting in his car when the suspect approached him and asked him if he had any "weight" -- a street term f ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Cops Shoot Man During Traffic Stop

    Gunfire in the Lower Nob Hill hood​Police shot and wounded an unidentified man who opened fire on them as they pulled him over during a traffic stop in the Lower Nob Hill area this afternoon. Officers made a traffic stop at about 1:30 p.m. on the corner of Larkin and Bush streets. As officers appr ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Reynaldo Cordova Identified as Man Shot in Mission District

    Man shot​Medical authorities have identified the man who was shot to death during a heated argument last week as 26-year-old Reynaldo Cordova. Cordova, a San Francisco resident, was on 23rd and Harrison streets on Friday morning when he got into a verbal fight with three men. One of the suspects p ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Man Shot to Death in the Mission; Homicide No. 45

    Another Mission shooting​A 26-year-old man was shot and killed last night after he got into a verbal argument with three men in the Mission District. According to police, the victim, who has not yet been identified, was on Harrison and 23rd streets at about 1:40 a.m. Friday when the fight started. ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Ronnie Tiger, Bayview Shooting Victim, Dies 10 Years Later

    Shooting victim dies a decade later​The Examiner brings us a unusual story today about 30-year-old Ronnie Tiger who had been laying in a hospital bed, unable to do anything except blink or smile for more than 10 years after being gunned down in 2001. Tiger, a City College student, was shot point b ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    Anthony Wright Arrested on Suspicion of Shooting Bernal Heights Man in the Head

    ​Update (4:50 p.m.) Police arrested 34-year-old Anthony Wright on suspicion of killing a 28-year-old man who has not yet been identified. Media outlets are reporting that the victim was playing video games with his friends when Wright arrived and shot him in the head. Update (11:00 a.m.) Officer A ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Gun Violence Continues: Man Shot in Ingleside District

    More gun violence​A 18-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot yesterday morning while driving through the Ingleside neighborhood. Police say the victim and another man were driving along San Jose and Geneva avenues at about 11:17 a.m. yesterday when two men in another vehicle drov ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Another Shooting in the Mission

    What's up with all this violence in the Mission?​A man was critically injured after being shot in the Mission District, marking the fourth shooting in a weeklong streak of gun violence in the neighborhood. Police issued very few details about yesterday's shooting, which occurred at shortly before ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Dwayne Spruell Identified as Man Killed in Labor Day Argument

    Another homicide ​The man who was shot and killed Monday morning during a heated argument in the Mission District has been identified as 45-year-old Dwayne Spruell. Neighbors told reporters that they heard loud arguing sometime after 2 a.m. on Monday morning near Camp and Guerrero streets, where d ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Man Shot and Killed During Argument in the Mission; Homicide No. 35

    Tex Texin via Flickr ​The Mission District suffered a grim holiday when a man was shot and killed Monday morning in what witnesses described as a heated argument. It's the neighborhood's third murder in the last seven days. Medical authorities told SF Weekly they have not yet identified the victim ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Teen Shot to Death in Visitacion Valley; Homicide No. 31

    Homicide in Visitaction Valley ​An 18-year-old man was shot to death while standing on the sidewalk in Visitacion Valley, police said. The man -- who has not yet been identified -- was standing at the 200 block of Rey Street at about 10 p.m. when two men approached him and fired several shots befo ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Charles Hill BART Shooting Video

    Acquiescing to public demand, BART today released surveillance videos of the shooting death of Charles Hill, a transient who was killed by transit police over the July 4 weekend, sparking raucous protests. Hill, 45, was shot on the Civic Center platform after purportedly menacing an officer with kni ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Kenneth Harding Update: Ten Shots Fired in Six Seconds in Bayview Shooting

    SFPD​SFPD released a map today which shows the 10 shots fired in yesterday's Bayview shooting, where police officers shot and killed 19-year-old Kenneth Harding. Harding, who was chased by SFPD officers after he dodged paying his Muni fare, allegedly fired shots at police, who then retaliated wit ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Sean Everette Wilson Identified as Man Shot in Hayes Valley

    Victim identified ​Medical authorities have released the name of the man who was shot to death Monday night as 20-year-old Sean Everette Wilson of San Francisco. Wilson was on the 500 block of Webster when he was shot in the head, according to police. No arrests have been made.

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    July 11, 2011

    Karl Henderson Killed in Ingleside; Homicide No. 29

    man shot ​Medical authorities have identified the man who was shot to death in broad daylight this weekend as 23-year-old Karl Henderson. Henderson, a San Francisco resident, was shot in the chest Holloway and Brighton avenues sometime around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, according to police.

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    July 7, 2011

    Charles Hill Identified as Man Shot by BART Cops

    Charles Hill was shot ​Medical authorities say Charles Hill, 45, was the man who was shot to death over the weekend by BART police. Hill "had no fixed address," according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office. BART police shot Hill at the Civic Center BART station after getting calls abou ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    Joshua McClain, Shot and Killed Near Mint Plaza; Homicide No. 18

    Man killed​Medical authorities identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning as Joshua McClain, a 23-year-old Richmond resident. At about 2 a.m., McClain was shot multiple times in the Jessie Street alley near several downtown nightclubs.

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    February 10, 2011

    S.F. Man Shot After Dispute Over Chihuahua in a Pink Sweater

    Adorable ​Update: Police arrest shopkeeper in connection with shooting. Sam Zazzouh, 42, of Fairfield was arrested inside the store after the shooting. He has been charged with three felonies, including assault with a deadly weapon, carrying a loaded firearm not registered to him, and shooting in ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    S.F. Woman Shot in Bayview After Funeral

    Shots fired​A 28-year-old woman was shot earlier today as she walked in the crossfire of a gunman in the Bayview District.At about 2:30 p.m., the woman was walking into a store near Third Street and Quesada Avenue when she was shot in her left arm. The gunman ran off and she was taken to San Franc ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Man Shot in Potrero Hill; Homicide No. 11

    Rapid fire​Minutes before two merchants were found shot to death in Fisherman's Wharf, police officers were across town responding to another homicide in Potrero Hill.At about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, a man was shot and killed on the 900 block of Connecticut Street, outside an apartment building. Police ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Police Identify Johnathan Walker in Connection with Killing Robert O'Bryant

    Johnathan Walker​Police are looking for Johnathan Walker, 20, who they believe shot and killed 19-year-old Robert O'Bryant Tuesday morning.At about 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, O'Bryant was shot to death inside a home on the 1600 block of Kirkwood Avenue in the Bayview District. Another man was shot and ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Police Identify Man Killed in Bayview

    Man killed​Police have identified the man who was shot and killed on Tuesday morning as 19-year-old  Robert O'Bryant of San Francisco.O'Bryant was shot multiple times inside a home on the 600 block of Kirkwood Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. Another man was shot inside the home, and was taken to Sa ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Bayview Man Shot to Death, Homicide No. 9

    Another homicide​San Francisco had another homicide last night when a man was shot to death in the Bayview District. Police have not yet identified the victim. At about 1:30 a.m., the victim and another man were shot inside a home on the 1600 block of Kirkwood Avenue, said Lt. Troy Dangerfield. Po ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Man Shot to Death at Cafe in Tenderloin

    Another Homicide​A 25-year-old man was shot to death inside a cafe in broad daylight. Police were called to the 900 block of Polk at Geary Boulevard at about 424 p.m. after there were reports of a shooting. The man, who has not yet been identified, died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds, s ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010
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    March 24, 2010

    Gunshot Victim Receives Explanation From Confused Attacker

    An Excelsior man didn't get an apology from the stranger who shot him in the leg, but he did get an admission that mistakes were made. It takes a big man to admit he's made a mistake -- but it's uncertain how the shooting victim feels about that right now.On Monday afternoon, a man stood smoking out ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Cuong Lu, Daylight Shooting in Outer Sunset, Is City's Ninth Homicide

    View Larger MapThe San Francisco Medical Examiner moments ago identified the man shot dead in a brazen daylight attack in the Sunset District as Cuong Lu, a 35-year-old San Franciscan. Witnesses claim Lu was shot dead as he stepped out of a the Pho Huynh Hiep 2 restaurant yesterday afternoon on Irvi ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Tony Lewis, 29, Gunned Down in Bayview, Is City's Eighth Homicide

    View Larger Map San Francisco's Medical Examiner has identified the man shot dead yesterday in Bayview as 29-year-old city resident Tony Lewis. Police responding to reports of multiple gunshots discovered Lewis dead in his vehicle yesterday at around 6:40 p.m. in the 700 block of Jerrold Avenue. Th ... More >>

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