An arrest has been made in connection with the two young men who were shot and killed atop Twin Peaks early Sunday morning, Officer Grace Gatpandan said in a tweet just before 7 p.m.
— Ofc. Grace Gatpandan (@OfficerGrace) February 16, 2016↓ Continue Reading Below
The victims were identified early Monday by the Medical Examiner’s Office as Santa Rosa residents.
Julio Peraza, 21, Rene Mora, 19, and an 18-year-old man were struck by gunfire at the scenic Twin Peaks lookout around 2:06 a.m., police said.
Peraza and Mora died from gunshot wounds.
On Sunday, police said the third victim was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and was hanging on to life. His current condition is unknown.
Police said the double homicide was a targeted shooting — not a random attack.
After the shooting, the suspect is believed to have carjacked a dark gray GMC Yukon Denali with the California license plate 5PJU851, police said. Anyone who sees the luxury SUV is asked to not approach it but call 911 immediately.
Police announced an arrest in the case Monday evening but said further information would be unavailable until the suspect is booked.
The deaths mark the third and fourth reported homicides of the year in San Francisco, after the killing of a woman at the University of California San Francisco Parnassus campus and the stabbing death of a popular DJ and Apple data analyst.
Bay City News contributed to this report.
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