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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Violent Holiday Weekend Leaves One Dead

Posted By on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 7:18 AM

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It was a violent Memorial Day in San Francisco where two people were stabbed at a construction site and three others were shot during a drive-by shooting yesterday.

At about 2 p.m., police responded to Geary Boulevard and Larkin Street regarding a double stabbing. Police say a homeless man was urinating in public at a construction site where two workers were on the job. The construction workers asked the man to zip it up and leave. Instead, the homeless man pulled out a knife and slashed them both, according to Officer Gordon Shyy.

One of the victims was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a serious stab wound. The suspect was later found and arrested, police say.

Three hours later, police raced out to Keith and Palou streets in the Bayview regarding a shooting that was picked up on the Shot Spotter. When police arrived, they found two victims with gunshot wounds. A third victim had been taken to the hospital by a witness, Shyy says.

One of the victims later died. As of this morning, medical authorities were not releasing the name of the deceased victim.

Police believe this was a drive-by shooting.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact police anonymously at 575-4444.

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Erin Sherbert

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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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