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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Double Homicide in Sunnydale Housing Projects (Update)

Posted By on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 6:40 AM

Update 12:31 p.m.: Medical authorities have identified the victims as 22-year-old Tantrell Crawford and 27-year-old Deshawn Byes.

Original story 6:40 a.m.: Two men were shot to death early this morning in the city's Sunnydale neighborhood, police said.

Officer Albie Esparza says police were called to the intersection of Santos Street and Blythedale Avenue at about 12:48 a.m. on reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the suspects -- two black men and one Samoan man -- were last seen fleeing the scene in a white truck.

That's all the information police were releasing at this time. The Medical Examiner's Office tells us they have not yet identified the victims.

Anyone with information about this double homicide is asked to contact SFPD anonymously at 575-4444 or Text-a-Tip to TIP411 with SFPD at start of the message.

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