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Second man fatally shot in as many days in Tenderloin

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the Tenderloin early Friday morning, about four blocks from and a day after another man was killed in the neighborhood, police said.

The Friday morning homicide was reported around 4:30 a.m. at Polk and Ellis streets, according to police. The victim was taken to a hospital where he died.

The suspect, described only as a black male, remained at large.

The 24-year-old’s death marks The City’s 36th homicide of 2016.

Early Thursday morning, San Francisco resident Shunsie Ellis was fatally shot in the Tenderloin and police have released few details about the case.

Ellis, 44, was shot along with three others around 1 a.m. in the area of Ellis and Jones streets, according to police.

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