On June 4, 2012 at approximately 2:00AM, San Francisco Police responded to a shooting at Le Conte and Mead Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Calvin Sneed, 22, of Los Angeles. Sneed had been shot and was transported by ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
As a result of their investigation, San Francisco Homicide Inspectors identified the suspects responsible for this killing. On the afternoon of June 9, 2012 San Francisco Police arrested two suspects in San Francisco. Lupe Mercado, 37, of San Francisco and Barry Gilton, 38, of San Francisco were booked at SF County Jail on homicide charges.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Sgt. Braconi, Sgt. Watts, Inspector Jones or Inspector Cunningham of the SFPD Homicide Detail at (415) 553-1145.
Booking photos will not be released as there are pending identification matters.