Fatal shooting at Metreon theatre
By Maya Strausberg
November 11, 2007
An 18-year-old East Bay man was shot and killed today in the
AMC Loews Metreon movie theater lobby in San Francisco, police
The Metreon lobby
Photo by Luke
At approximately 7:05 p.m., shots were fired at the theatre,
located at the intersection of Mission and Fourth streets, said
police spokesman Neville Gittens. Police believe the victim and
the suspect got into an argument when the suspect shot the victim
Officers who were directing traffic nearby heard the shots and
saw people running out of the theatre, said Gittens.
A description was put out of the suspect and another officer
took him into custody when he was spotted running west on Mission
Street towards Fifth Street.
The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital
where he was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., according to Gittens.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the
police homicide detail at (415) 553-1145 or the anonymous tip
line (415) 575-4444.
Update (11/12/7, 1:57 a.m): The San Francisco medical
examiner's officer identified the
18-year-old man who was fatally shot as Michael Price Jr. of Oakland.
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