A judge ruled Wednesday that there isn’t sufficient evidence to prove Barry Gilton was the triggerman in the killing of his daughter’s alleged pimp last summer in the Bayview district.
Still, the judge held Gilton, his daughter’s mother and two others to answer on murder charges in connection with the controversial June 4 homicide that some have viewed as vigilantism. Read More
The couple accused of killing their daughter’s pimp in the Bayview district last month had help from a family member and another man, prosecutors announced.
Antonio Gilton, 26, who’s related to shooting suspect Barry Gilton, though it’s unclear in what way, was arrested Wednesday along with Alfonso Williams, 35, in connection with the June 4 slaying of Calvin Sneed, 22, of Compton, who believed to have been a gang member. Read More
A San Francisco couple accused of fatally shooting a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping their teenage daughter pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges.
Lupe Mercado, 37, and Barry Gilton, 38, have been charged with the murder of Calvin Sneed, 22, of Compton, who was fatally shot shortly after 2 a.m. on June 4.
Mercado and Gilton also Friday denied special allegations that they fired a weapon into an occupied vehicle. Read More
Many people had motives to kill a man alleged to be a Compton gang member, defense attorneys said Wednesday while denying that a San Francisco couple killed their daughter’s pimp near Candlestick Park this month.
Family and friends packed a courtroom Wednesday to support Barry Gilton, 38, and longtime girlfriend Lupe Mercado, 37, who are charged with first-degree murder in connection with the vigilante-style killing of Calvin Sneed. Read More
Vigilantism is never an acceptable course of action, prosecutors said, even for distraught parents who want to get their daughter back from a pimp. Read More
Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting last week of a Southern California man who had been driving in the Bayview district, police announced Tuesday.
Lupe Mercado, 37, and Barry Gilton, 38, both of San Francisco, were booked into County Jail on charges that they allegedly shot and killed 22-year-old Calvin Sneed of Compton on June 4. Read More