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A man discovered suffering from gunshot wounds in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood has died, SFPD confirmed to the Appeal today.

SF Weekly was first to report that the victim was a 20 year old SF man named Parrish Broughton.

Broughton’s shooting was reported at 1:17 p.m. on February 28, police Officer Eric Chiang told Bay City News on Monday. A fire dispatcher said the shooting occurred near the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and Gold Mine Drive.

The victim was taken to a hospital, Chiang said, where he died Tuesday.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting and no suspect information was available as of today, SFPD spokesperson Officer Albie Esparza told Bay City News this morning.

A SFPD spokesperson we spoke with today confirmed that Broughton’s death marks San Francisco’s 16th homicide of 2011. There were nine at the same time last year, according to Esparza.

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