Skip to main content

Teenager Shot and Killed in San Francisco, Police Say

Written by Liz LindqwisterPublished May 05, 2023 • 4:19pm
Police tape is seen close up, with a police patrol vehicle some distance beyond.
Police tape | AdobeStock | Source: AdobeStock

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Thursday night in the Fillmore District, according to the San Francisco Police Department. Officers responded to a report of a shooting on Eddy Street at 7:19 p.m., where they found the teenager suffering from a gunshot wound.

First responders and officers attempted to help the victim, who was later transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim was declared dead at the hospital.

Police say the officers are investigating the incident as a homicide. There have now been 18 homicides in San Francisco this year, according to a police spokesperson Friday.

Police did not release the name of the victim, who is a minor.

READ MORE: Here’s What We Know About Banko Brown’s Shooting by a Security Guard

Questions, comments or concerns about this article may be sent to

Two lawyers speak to the media.

Nima Momeni’s Attorneys Say Willie Brown, San Francisco Lawyers Make Fair Trial Here Impossible

A man blows e-cigarette vape smoke into the air at a smoke shop.

Vape Companies Are Selling Illegal Flavored Products to San Franciscans, Says Lawsuit

An exterior photo of San Francisco City Hall on a sunny day.

San Francisco Residents Could Vote on Drastic Reforms to City Hall Next Year

A man a gray bottom shirt poses for a portrait along a bridge

‘A Punch to the Gut’: Bridge Repairs To Sever San Francisco Muni Line for up to 2 Years

A man looks at an ipad with a drone in the background.

San Francisco’s Mayor Wants Police Drones To Help With Car Chases. How Would It Work?