1 arrested in deadly shooting near SF's Powell St. BART station, police say

Bay City News
Friday, June 23, 2023
1 arrested in deadly shooting near SF's Powell St. BART station
SFPD says a suspect was arrested after a man was killed in a shooting near Powell and Market streets in San Francisco Thursday night.

SAN FRANCISCO -- An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a deadly shooting Thursday night in downtown San Francisco, police said.

Sacramento resident Daveon Crawford is suspected of the shooting reported at 8:39 p.m. Thursday at Market and Powell streets that injured a male victim who later died in a hospital. The shooting shut down the Powell Street BART station entrance Thursday night as police investigated the case.

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Dispatchers broadcast a description of a male suspect accompanied by a girl, and an officer saw two people near Eighth and Mission streets who matched their description and had left in a taxicab, police said.

Police stopped the taxi several blocks away on Mission Street and found a firearm close to Crawford.

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Crawford was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of murder. The girl with him was identified as a minor and was returned to a guardian, police said.

The name of the victim who died in the shooting was not immediately available.

Police are still investigating the case. Anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or to text TIP411 and begin the text message with "SFPD." Tips can remain anonymous.

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