Man shot in San Francisco dies at hospital
Illustration courtesty KSAX-TV
By Tamara Barak and Caitilin McAdoo, Bay City
February 11, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - A 20-year-old man who was shot
in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood this morning
while apparently washing his van has died, San Francisco police
The man was gunned down in the street at around 10:10 a.m. today
on Eddy Street near Laguna Street, about half a block from Jefferson
Square between two rows of subsidized housing in the city's Plaza
One black tennis shoe was left lying in the middle of the street
along with several shell casings.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later
died, police reported.
At about 12:40 p.m., a second victim was shot several blocks
away on Grove Street near Laguna Street, police reported. The
second victim was a juvenile female, according to police.
Shootings are not unusual for the neighborhood. Last week an
18-year-old man was struck by gunfire in a drive-by shooting on
the same block of Eddy Street as the first victim today.
That shooting occurred at about 1:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of
Eddy Street, San Francisco police Sgt. Neville Gittens said.
He was last reported in life-threatening condition.
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