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Killings in Both Diamond Heights and the Tenderloin Mark Friday and Saturday 

Written by Jonah Owen LambPublished Nov. 26, 2022 • 2:15pm
An SFPD vehicle sits in the Mission Police Station in San Francisco on May 25, 2022. | Camille Cohen/The Standard

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Two people were killed this weekend in separate homicides in Diamond Heights and the Tenderloin, police said.

The first incident occurred in Diamond Heights late Friday evening. At around 10:45 p.m., someone stabbed a victim in the chest near 5 Gold Mine Dr. The victim died at the scene, where police detained a suspect. 

The second homicide took place in the Tenderloin early Saturday around 2:21 a.m., near 145 Leavenworth St. Police said the victim was shot four times in the chest. No arrest has been made in that case. 

No details are available regarding the sex, race or age of the victims or the suspects in either incident. 

The slayings mark the 49th and 50th homicides of the year, according to SFPD statistics. 

This story will be updated as new information is made available.

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Jonah Owen Lamb can be reached at [email protected]


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