1:36 PM: San Francisco police today are searching for two suspects in a fatal home-invasion robbery Wednesday evening in the city’s Sunset District.
Police said two males wearing masks and armed with handguns burst into a home in the 2400 block of Moraga Street at about 5:45 p.m.
Nine people inside the home were tied up and an unidentified man in his 40s was shot once in the chest, police spokeswoman Lt. Lyn Tomioka said.
The shooting victim, who was not bound, was pronounced dead at the scene, Tomioka said.
Police provided no further description of the suspects and have not disclosed what, if anything, was taken from the victims.
No arrests have been made.
The shooting marks the city’s fifth homicide this year.
1/27/10 8:29 PM: A man in his 40s was shot and killed in a home-invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Sunset District Wednesday evening in which several victims were tied up by two suspects, a police spokesman said.
Police went to the 2400 block of Moraga Street at about 5:45 p.m. on reports of the robbery and found “numerous victims” tied up, Officer Boaz Mariles said. Officers located one victim who had suffered a gunshot wound and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other victims required medical attention, Mariles said.
He said it is unknown what was stolen from the home and detectives remained in the area as of 7:45 p.m.
The suspects were only described as two males.
The shooting marks the city’s
sixth fifth (Police today corrected information released Wednesday about the number of homicides in the city this year. There have been five homicides, not six.) homicide this year.