Victim in deadly Silver Terrace shooting identified as 16-year-old

Firearms should be stored in a safe

Firearms should be stored in a safe

A 16-year-old San Francisco boy has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as the victim of a fatal shooting in The City’s Silver Terrace neighborhood late Saturday night.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting near Alemany Boulevard and Ellsworth Street at 11:14 p.m., police Officer Albie Esparza said. Clifton Chatman suffered at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A second shooting victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Investigators had not determined Sunday if the shooting was gang-related. No suspect description was available.

— Staff, wire reportAlemany BoulevardBay Area NewsCrimeCrime & CourtsOfficer Albie EsparzaSilver Terrace neighborhood

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

Chase Center and the Golden State Warriors hosted a media Welcome Back conference to discuss the safety protocols and amenities when fans return for a basketball game on April 23rd at Chase Center on April 13, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors ready to welcome fans back to Chase Center

COVID-19 tests, app-based food ordering among new safety protocols announced this week

People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD prepares for possible protests as Chauvin trial continues

Police to schedule community meetings, provide officers with crowd control training

Mayor London Breed said Tuesday that with other counties moving ahead with expanding vaccine eligibility “we want San Franciscans to have the same opportunity.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Everyone in SF ages 16 and up is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

San Francisco expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday to everyone ages… Continue reading

San Francisco Park Rangers have seen their budget and staffing levels increase significantly since 2014. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Citations for being in SF’s public parks after midnight soar

Data shows disproportionate impact on Black residents

Central City SRO Collective tenant leader Reggie Reed, left, and Eddie Ahn, executive director of Brightline Defense, were among those distributing environmental awareness posters throughout the Tenderloin, Mid-Market and South of Market neighborhoods. (Courtesy Central City SRO Collaborative)
Environmental dangers are connected to racism

Let’s attack problems with better policies, greater awareness

Most Read