Two arrested in connection with homicide near Western Addition McDonald’s last month

Two people were arrested on suspicion of murder Thursday in connection with the killing of a San Francisco man near a McDonald’s restaurant in the Western Addition last month, according to police.

San Francisco resident Curtis Cail, 23, who was shot around 3 p.m. Feb. 21 outside a McDonald’s in the 1100 block of Fillmore Street, was targeted by his killers, said Police Chief Greg Suhr.

Cail was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, where he died. A second victim, a 27-year-old woman, was also shot but survived, police said.

Kenya Cyprien, 21, was booked on suspicion of murder, participation in a gang and violating a protective order. Johnny Jackson, 21, was booked on the same charges as well as conspiracy and probation violation.

Cail had been previously arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of James Earl Lee, 54, on May 11, 2012 in the 1100 block of Turk Street.

Cail was arrested along with Kenneth Chappell, then 33, and charged with murder, attempted murder and other charges, but those charges were dismissed in 2013, according to court records.

Suhr said after the shooting that investigators believed Cail was “targeted.” He did not know whether the killing was connected to the 2012 slaying.

The suspect left the scene in a newer model gray vehicle.

Bay City News Service contributed to this report.


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