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Monday, June 25, 2012

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

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 8:30 AM

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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 a second man was also shot; he remains at San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the two men were at the corner of Salinas Avenue

and Bayshore Boulevard at 11:30 p.m. near Candlestick Park when they were shot.

Police say they have made no arrests nor do they have suspect information to give us at this time. 

The shooting death marks the city's 37th homicide this year. Last week, a 21-year-old man was shot to death near the Sunnydale Housing projects in Visitacion Valley. 

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the anonymous tip line at 575-4444, or Text-a-Tip to TIP411 and include SFPD in the subject line.

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Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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