Victim in second of two-back-to-back homicides id’ed

Two men who died in fatal shootings hours apart on the same street in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday have been identified by the city’s medical examiner’s office as 24-year-old Allan Cortez-Segura and 40-year-old Gabriel Powell.

Cortez-Segura died in the shooting reported at 2:18 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of La Salle Avenue that also left a 21-year-old man with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The suspects, believed to be three men in their 20s, remain at large, according to police.

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A GoFundMe page created to help Cortez-Segura’s family pay for funeral expenses had gathered more than $2,500 as of Tuesday morning.

Another fatal shooting was reported at 8:09 p.m. Saturday in the same area of La Salle Avenue and Newhall Street.

Powell died in the shooting, which also struck a 27-year-old man in the wrist. No arrest has been made in the shooting, police said.

Police have not said whether the two killings are believed to be related. Anyone with information about either case is encouraged to call the San Francisco police anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

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