Two arrested for the death of security guard in SF

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Two teen boys are in custody in connection to the death of a security guard who was shot and killed Wednesday night. 

According to police, they responded to the 1500 block of Webster Street in SF’s Japantown Wednesday around 5:07 p.m. 

Officers found an adult male victim who was a security guard with a gunshot wound. Lifesaving measures were performed and paramedics were called. 

Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators found two teenage males and when probable cause was developed, two were arrested. 

The suspects were identified as a 15-year-old male and a 14-year-old male. They were booked into the Juvenile Justice Center. The 15-year-old was arrested for murder, while the 14-year-old was arrested for accessory to murder.

The investigation remains active and ongoing, according to SFPD.


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