Morning homicide follows violent Thursday
By Jesse Dungan
August 31, 2007
An early morning stabbing in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood
that claimed the life of one man followed an evening of heavy
violence in the city, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
On Thursday night, officers responded to three separate shootings
that occurred in different parts of the city and sent three men
to San Francisco General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries,
The first shooting occurred in the 100 block of Taylor Street
in the Tenderloin at around 9:20 p.m., according to a police dispatcher.
Police said a 31-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to
At 10:06 p.m. police responded to reports of shots fired in the
1800 block of Sunnydale Avenue in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood,
the dispatcher said. Police located a 29-year old man who had
been shot four times, once in each arm and twice in his chest.
The man was transported to the hospital with what appeared to
be non-life threatening injuries, according to police.
About an hour later, at 11:10 p.m., police responded to a third
shooting in the 1700 block of McKinnon Avenue in the city's Bayview
District, police said. Officers found a 20-year-old man who had
been shot once in the back. The victim was taken to the hospital
with non-life threatening injuries, according to the dispatcher.
Then, early this morning, officers responded to a fatal stabbing
at around 2:10 a.m. in the unit block of McAllister St., just
one block from University of California's Hastings College of
Law, police said.
The victim, a male in his 20s, was stabbed multiple times and
pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. No arrests
have been made and police are investigating the crimes.
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