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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Jose Luis Hernandez-Gomez, Just 19 Years Old, Is City's First Homicide Victim of 2010

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:59 AM

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As noted earlier today, the city Medical Examiner has identified San Francisco's first homicide victim of the year, a man shot dead in the wee hours Sunday in the Excelsior.

Jose Luis Hernandez-Gomez, was found by police suffering from a gunshot wound while sprawled in front of 500 Naples Street. While it was initially reported that the victim was in his 20s, it turns out Hernandez-Gomez is just 19.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the police are encouraging witnesses and tipsters to come forward.

Hernandez-Gomez was a San Francisco resident.


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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more


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