Man fatally shot in San Francisco's Excelsior District

Saturday, November 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO -- A man was shot and killed in San Francisco's Excelsior District early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Mission Street and Geneva Avenue around 2:45 a.m., Officer Albie Esparza said.

Arriving officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Esparza said.

A suspect was seen fleeing the area but no description was available Saturday morning, according to Esparza.

Anyone with information on the homicide may make an anonymous call to San Francisco police at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip via text to TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.