Second fatal SF shooting in 12 hours

January 6, 2008 7:09:20 PM PST
A second fatal shooting victim in San Francisco, shot within 12 hours of the first, may have been a juvenile, according to a police dispatcher.

Police responded to reports of a shooting in the unit block of Rosie Lee Lane in the Bayview neighborhood at 2:30 p.m., a dispatcher said. When officers arrived the found the victim suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 3 p.m.

The shooting was the fifth reported in the city in the past 24 hours, according to police.

The first victim of the day was a 34-year-old man who was shot and killed early this morning in the Mission Bay neighborhood, according to police Sgt. Neville Gittens.

The shooting occurred outside of Jelly's, a dance cafe located at 295 Terry A. Francois Blvd., Gittens said.

A group of people was gathered outside the cafe when shots rang out at about 2:20 a.m. A 34-year-old man was struck multiple times, Gittens said.

The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at about 5 a.m. He has not been identified, according to the San Francisco medical examiner's office.

Police have not identified any suspects in the homicide, and the incident remains under investigation, Gittens said.

The first shooting was reported at 9 p.m. Saturday at Webster and Fulton streets, according to officials.

The second shooting occurred around 1:10 a.m. today in the unit block of Campton Place, police said.

At about 2 a.m., another shooting occurred in the 3300 block of Mission Street, according to officials.

Several victims were reportedly injured in the shootings, but only two homicides have been reported, according to police.


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