Police probe San Francisco shootings
for possible connection
Illustration courtesty KSAX-TV
By Matt Wynkoop, Bay City News Service
February 21, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - Police are investigating whether
two San Francisco shootings that occurred within about an hour
of each other Tuesday night and early this morning in the city's
Ingleside neighborhood are connected to Monday and Tuesday shootings
in the same area.
San Francisco police Captain Al Casciato said this morning that
police are looking at the four shootings with suspicion that they
may be connected.
Extra police patrols were deployed in the area of the Ocean View
Recreation Center Tuesday night in an effort to prevent the recent
violence from continuing, Casciato said. The Ocean View Recreation
Center is located at 650 Capital Ave.
A man was shot to death this morning near the intersection of
Broad Street and Capital Avenue at approximately 12:05 a.m., according
Only about an hour earlier, at around 11 p.m., a man was seriously
injured after being shot near the intersection of Arch and Shields
streets, Casciato said.
A man remains in critical condition this morning following a
shooting that occurred around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning near the
intersection of 19th Avenue and Byxbee Street.
Shots also rang out in the 400 block of Alemany Boulevard at
around 2:50 a.m. Monday, injuring one man, a police officer reported.
Increased patrols in the Ingleside neighborhood are likely to
continue today, according to officers at the Ingleside Police
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