A Series of Fatal Shootings in San Francisco Over the Weekend

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The residents were announced dead after a series of fatal San Francisco shootings during the weekend.

Authorities said the first incident occurred on Friday just after 6:30 p.m. where Ingleside police station officers responded to reports of a shooting at Vienna Street and Persia Avenue. Officials discovered a male victim with a gunshot wound in the area.

Multiple Shootings

A nearby hospital pronounced the victim dead on arrival due to the gravity of his wounds. Police took a 17-year-old boy into custody after conducting an investigation and placed him in the city’s Juvenile Justice Center for alleged murder.

Officials reported two more fatal shooting in Potrero Hill on Saturday. Authorities reported the first victim was a man in his 50s who was found near 25th and Connecticut streets at around 10:00 a.m. they quickly transferred the victim to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Two hours after beginning the investigation of the Potrero Hill shooting, two more shootings on Dakota Street were reported. Police that arrived at the scene discovered two men suffering from gunshot wounds who were aged 49 and 54. The two victims were brought to the hospital where one died due to his wounds while the other was in critical condition.

Homicide investigators are trying to find connections between the two shootings in Potrero Hill. “I’m outraged by the recent shooting deaths. My homicide leads are already working with SFPD on the investigation,” San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said, the San Francisco Gate reported.

Danielle Joyce Ong

Danielle is a local journalist with a passion for exploring stories related to crime and politics. When Danielle isn't busy writing or reading, she is usually exploring the great outdoors and all the hiking trails in the Bay.

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