Tuesday morning homicide preceded by separate shooting and stabbing

A man was shot and killed in the Mission District early Tuesday morning, according to police.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Shotwell and 20th streets just after 4:05 a.m.

The victim, who was taken to a nearby hospital, but died from his wounds.

The killing marks The City’s 23rd homicide of 2016.

The Mission slaying was not the only violence so far this week in San Francisco.

A 19-year-old woman was hit by stray gunshots at 9:40 p.m. Monday in the Western Addition near Buchanan and Hayes streets.

The woman heard gunshots and started to run, then realized she had been hit.

The victim was hit in the thigh and taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

A third incident of violence — a stabbing — happened in Visitacion valley.

A 32-year-old woman was stabbed in the abdomen after trying to break up a fight early Monday morning.

The woman was in the 2200 block of Bayshore Boulevard when she was two woman in their 20s who were fighting. When one of them pulled out a knife, the victim stepped in and was stabbed.

She was taken to the hospital for her wound and is expected to survive.


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