08/21/06 06-082

08/21/06 06-082

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August 21, 2006


San Francisco Police Seek Witnesses In Homicide

San Francisco Police are seeking witnesses or anyone who may have information in a homicide that occurred last Saturday, August 19, between 5:30 and 5:45 P.M., in a grocery store located at 5701 California Street at 19th Avenue. In this incident, the victim, a Korean woman in her early 50s, the owner of the store, was found slumped behind the checkout counter. Paramedics arrived and took her to Saint Mary's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. At the hospital, it was determined that the death was not natural and that the victim had suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

Police are asking that any customers in the store between 5:00 and 6:00 P.M. to contact the SFPD Homicide Section, 553-1145, or to call the Confidential Tip Line at 415-575-4444.

For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Office


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]