Teen found fatally shot in Diamond Heights

Diamond Heights crime scene (KGO)

July 30, 2012 4:27:54 PM PDT
A teenager was found dead in an apparent homicide in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood on Sunday morning, police said today.

Officers responded at 9:38 a.m. to a report of a dead body in the first block of Carnelian Way.

Police found the victim dead of an apparent gunshot wound and are treating the case as a homicide. The victim has been identified by the medical examiner's office as 18-year-old San Francisco resident Elijah Hopkins.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, and no suspect information was available as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.