Police responded to a double fatal shooting at 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Sunday night. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Woman fatally shot at homeless camp in Mission District ID’d

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office has released the identity of the woman who was fatally shot Sunday night near a homeless encampment in the Mission District.

Lindsay McCollum, 27, was killed along with 51-year-old Eddie Tate, both residents of San Francisco, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office, which released Tate’s identity Monday.

SEE RELATED: Double homicide at homeless camp highlights vulnerability of street life

At about 8:45 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street after learning two people had been shot, police said.

When officers arrived, they found the victims suffering from gunshot wounds. McCollum was pronounced dead at the scene and Tate was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, according to police.

No arrest was made in the shooting. The suspects were described as two males in their 20s, police said.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages and police are seeking a motive.Crime

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

Study: Banning cars on Market had minimal effect on side streets

A traffic nightmare. Congestions madness. Carmageddon. Those were the fears voiced by… Continue reading

Police Commission president calls for probe into allegations of ‘rampant’ anti-black bias in SFPD

A newly surfaced email alleging widespread anti-black bias in San Francisco’s police… Continue reading

Breed declares local emergency to counter threat of coronavirus

City officials warn against discrimination while they prepare for the possibility of an outbreak.

Educators warn of possible strike after district calls for budget cuts, layoffs

SFUSD faces up to $31.8 million shortfall in current school year

Sting builds tuneful ‘Last Ship’

Vivid score, great singers buoy pop star’s musical

Most Read