(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed on Polk Street in early morning shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed on a busy stretch of Polk Street early Saturday morning, according to police.

The gunman shot the victim with a handgun at around 2:23 a.m. on Polk Street between Sutter and Post streets in an area known for its nightlife scene.

The suspect, described as a 27-year-old man, has not been arrested.

Police said the victim died at the scene.

No further details were immediately available from police.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 23-year-old Victor Sosa, a San Francisco resident.

According to a GoFundMe account set up for Sosa, the suspect shot at Sosa three times in his back while Sosa was in his car.

Sosa’s family is seeking donations to pay for his funeral and had raised $1,300 as of this afternoon. The GoFundMe page can be found at https://www.gofundme.com/64mm6ps.

Bay City News contributed to this report

mbarba@sfexaminer.com

Untitled-1

Read more criminal justice news on the Crime Ink page in print. Follow us on Twitter: @sfcrimeink

Just Posted

Interim DA Suzy Loftus lays out plans for brief tenure before election day

‘One week matters’: Candidate fends off criticism that appointment was simply politics

Mobile recycling program could fill the gap left by facility closures

San Francisco is hoping to launch a three-year mobile recycling program to… Continue reading

BART looking west toward Geary Boulevard in transbay crossing study

Every attempt in Bay Area history to extend BART down Geary has… Continue reading

SFUSD going back to basics with school lunches made from scratch

Upgraded culinary center could serve as model for expanded in-house food production.

Suzy Loftus sworn in as interim district attorney

Suzy Loftus was sworn in as interim district attorney Saturday morning, a… Continue reading

Most Read