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Monday, May 14, 2012

Georgio Joseph, James Lee Identified as Murder Victims Over Weekend; Homicides No. 25, 26

Posted By on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Why can't people stop killing each other?
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Medical authorities have identified the two men who were killed in separate shootings Friday night as 24-year-old Georgio Joseph and 54-year-old James Lee.

In the first death, officers were called to the 100 block of Broad Street in the Oceanview neighborhood at about 7:30 p.m. Friday on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found Joseph in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Two hours later, police were sent to the 1100 block of Turk Street in the Western Addition, where they found Lee and a woman shot on the sidewalk.

Lee, a San Francisco resident, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he died. The second victim, an unidentified 27-year-old woman, was treated at the hospital and is expected to survive, police said.

The cops have no further details about either murder, nor could they offer us suspect information and descriptions at this time.

The murders bring the city's homicide count to 26 this year.

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