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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

More Mission District Gunfire; Five Shot at Neighborhood Bar

Posted By on Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 7:10 AM

Nothing gun shy about the Mission District
  • Nothing gun shy about the Mission District

Police are investigating a multiple shooting in the Mission District late Monday night that left one with life-threatening injuries.

Media outlets are reporting that the shooting happened at about 11 p.m. at El Tin Tan Bar, located 3065 16th Street.

One man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The the other four victims are expected to survive, police said.

Today, the Examiner tells us about how increased police enforcement has

averted the gang violence in the Mission District.

Not so fast.

Cops are

investigating whether last night's shooting is related to the spike in

gang violence between Surenos and Nortenos in the neighborhood. 

They have not indicated a possible motive for the shooting.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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