Benjamin Martinez Murdered in Potrero Hill

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San Francisco police say it was 28-year-old Benjamin Martinez who was gunned down early Saturday morning in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood.

The cops were called out just before 1:30 a.m. on Saturday on reports of a shooting along the 1600 block of 16th Street. When they arrived, they found Martinez with a gunshot would to his chest, says Officer Gordon Shyy.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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Matt Sheahan Identified as Man Stabbed to Death At SF Hotel

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Lisa Heng is accused of murder
Police this morning said it was 40-year-old Matt Sheahan, a Sausalito resident, who was killed over the weekend during an argument at a local hotel.

According to police, Sheahan was at a hotel on the 1000 block of Geary Boulevard at about 6:15 a.m. on Friday when he and a woman inside the room began to argue. The verbal altercation escalated and the woman allegedly stabbed Sheahan in the upper body.

He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he later died at about 8 a.m.

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Man Murdered in Bayview Last Night

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Another man was gunned down last night in the city's Bayview neighborhood, marking the fifth homicide in less than a week.

Police were called out to La Salle Avenue near Hilltop Park last night around 11:30 p.m. on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim with a gunshot wound to his head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Person Shot Dead Near Sunnydale Housing Projects

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More gunfire in SF
San Francisco police are investigating an early-morning shooting that left an unidentified person dead.

Sgt. Danielle Newman says police were called out to the unit block of Brookdale Avenue at about 3:07 a.m. on reports of gunfire. "They located a victim with at least one fatal gunshot wound," she says.

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Man Murderd at Herz Playground (Update)

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Update 4 p.m.: Police have identified the man who was shot to death at a local park Friday afternoon as 32-year-old Allen Calloway, a San Francisco resident. According to news reports, Calloway was playing dodgeball with a group of kids in the park, including his 10-year-old son, when an unidentified man walked up and shot him to death in front of the children.

Original Story 10:58 a.m.: Medical authorities have not yet identified the man who was shot to death at Herz Playground in broad daylight this weekend.

According to police, the victim was at the park at about 2 p.m. on Friday when an unknown guy walked up to him, pulled out a gun, and fired multiple rounds at him.

See Also: Possible Gunfire Erupts During Gay Pride Celebration

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Man Murdered In Potrero Hill; Second Homicide in 12 Hours

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This morning, an unidentified man was gunned down in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood, San Francisco's second homicide in less than than a day.

Police were called out to the intersection of 25th and Connecticut streets just before 9:30 a.m. on reports of gunshots. When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot multiple times in the upper body, police told KTVU.

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Man Murdered in the Mission District

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Another man dead in the Mission
An unidentified man was killed late last night in the city's Mission District -- the neighborhood's second homicide in less than a week.

Officer Albie Esparza says that at about 9:49 p.m. police were called out to the 2900 block of 16th Street where they found an unresponsive man. Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead.

Esparza says police have declared it a homicide, however they've not released the cause of death at this time.

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Man Shot Dead in the Mission District

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An unidentified man was gunned down in the city's Mission District amid the the Friday morning commute.

Officer Albie Esparza says multiple calls came in just after 9 a.m. regarding a shooting at 15th and Mission streets. When police arrived they found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he later died.

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Person Shot to Death in The Tenderloin

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An unidentified person was gunned down last night in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

Sgt. Danielle Newman says police were called out to the 300 block of Turk Street at about 11:49 p.m. on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they located the victim who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Rodney Williams Arrested in Connection to Shooting Death of Derrick Whitfield

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Suspect Rodney Williams is accused of killing Derrick Whitfield
San Francisco police say they've caught the man who gunned down 23-year-old Derrick Whitfield earlier at a Potrero Hill housing complex earlier this week.

On May 21, homicide detectives arrested 27-year-old 27-year-old Rodney Williams, and booked him into San Francisco County Jail on homicide charges.

On May 20, police responded to a shot spotter activation on the unit block of Turner Terrace at about 9 p.m. When police arrived, they found Whitfield, a Mission High School graduate, with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and upper body.

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