Man fatally shot in head near Bayview-Hunters Point

A man was fatally shot in the head tonight near San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood, a police spokesman said.

Police responded at about 7:45 p.m. to reports of a gunshot victim in the 200 block of Cashmere Street, Officer Albie Esparza said.

Officers found the victim, described only as a black man in his 20s, outside. He was suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and pronounced dead at the scene, Esparza said.

No arrests had been made tonight, and a suspect description was not available, he said.

It was not known tonight if the killing was gang related.

Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the shooting to call (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to tip411.

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