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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Stoney Whetstone Identified as Driver Killed Near the Metreon

Posted By on Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 12:24 PM

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Medical authorities have identified the man who was shot to death while sitting in a car in the SOMA neighborhood this weekend as 28-year-old Stoney Whetstone.

The crime happened about 2:41 a.m. on Sunday when Whetstone, a Union City resident, was sitting with another man inside a parked at the corner of Fourth and Mission streets. Someone fired shots at the two, killing Whetstone instantly, according to police.

The passenger, also in his late 20s, was rushed to the hospital and treated. As of yesterday, he was expected to survive.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information about the murder should call the SFPD's

anonymous tip line at 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to


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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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