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San Francisco police investigate fatal shootings in Tenderloin, Twin Peaks

The Chorus Apartment has a rooftop workout area that provides a view of Sutro Tower in San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023. | Source: Justin Katigbak/The Standard

San Francisco police said they were investigating two separate shooting incidents over the weekend as homicides—one in the Tenderloin and the other in Twin Peaks.

The first happened around 9 p.m. Saturday, police said, when two people were shot after at least one suspect opened fire on a Tenderloin street. 

When police arrived, they found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds near Jones and McAllister streets and provided aid until first responders took the victim to a hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. That person later died.

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While at the hospital, police say they heard about a second person who was shot in the same incident. Officers called first responders, who provided aid and took the second victim to a hospital for treatment of a life-threatening injury. The second victim's condition is unknown, as police have yet to release additional details.

The second fatal shooting over the weekend happened early Sunday, officials said. SFPD officers responded just before 2:05 a.m. to reports of a shooting in the 500 block of Twin Peaks Boulevard near Vista Lane and Gardenside Drive.

The shooting marked the first reported violent crime in a month in the Twin Peaks neighborhood, where police fielded reports of just eight violent incidents in the 12 months prior to the Sunday shooting, according to police data analyzed by The Standard.

SFPD provided no additional details about the victims or suspects. The San Francisco Medical Examiner did not respond to a request for comment.

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