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Teenage murder suspect in San Francisco Fourth of July shooting arrested

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A 16-year-old Oakland boy was arrested on suspicion of murder Thursday in connection with a Fourth of July fatal shooting. | Source: Bernd Wüstneck/Picture alliance via Getty Images

San Francisco police arrested a teenager in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in the Bayview on July 4, police said Friday.

The 16-year-old boy turned himself in to SFPD homicide investigators at the San Francisco Hall of Justice on Thursday. He was taken to the Juvenile Justice Center and booked on suspicion of murder, police said.

Investigators identified the 16-year-old—who is said to be an Oakland resident—and got a warrant for his arrest.

The San Francisco Police Department said officers initially responded to reports of gunshots shortly after 10 p.m. to Jamestown Avenue near Ingalls Street close to Bayview Hill Park.

Officers arrived to find a 36-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. 

According to preliminary information, officers believed the 16-year-old boy had shot his father in the stomach after an argument.