(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Two homicides mark violent Thursday night in SF

The fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man in the Mission District marked the second homicide in as many hours in San Francisco on Thursday night.

The first killing happened at about 5:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Golden Gate Avenue in the Tenderloin, according to police. That shooting left a 39-year-old man dead and a 41-year-old woman injured.

SEE RELATED: Man killed in Tenderloin shooting Thursday evening

The man’s identity had not been released as of Friday morning.

About an hour later, at 6:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of Valencia street.

SEE RELATED: SF sees slight rise in homicides in 2016

A 38-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the suspect is a 35-year-old man, but he had not been arrested as of Friday morning.

The killings bring The City’s total homicide count to 59 so far this year. Last year there were 53 homicides in San Francisco.

S.F. Examiner Staff Writer Jonah Owen Lamb contributed to this report.

Untitled-1

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

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Music venue owners warn ‘hospitality and entertainment are dying’

Industry leaders plead with city, state for help

Advocates call for permanent moratorium on ‘poverty tows’

Ron Trathen hates change. He recalls moving around a lot as a… Continue reading

Anti-police protester sues over arrest at 2019 Pride Parade

A protester whose arrest at San Francisco’s 2019 Pride Parade intensified pressure… Continue reading

Veritas offers to forgive unpaid rent, but tenants are wary

Calls for rent forgiveness have been answered, but with some caveats. The… Continue reading

Dozens gather for candlelight vigil to honor victims in Beirut explosion

Dozens of people gathered at Rincon Park on Thursday evening to show… Continue reading

Most Read