policeblotter_sfa.jpgSFPD has released the name of the man arrested on suspicion of shooting two other men in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Saturday evening.

Aaron Spencer, 20, was arrested in connection with the shooting, which occurred at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday at Ellis and Jones streets, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza told Bay City News’ Dan McMenamin.

A 45-year-old man was shot in the neck and a 70-year-old man was shot in the foot, Esparza said. The 45-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries. Both victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital.

Spencer was arrested two blocks away, and police recovered the firearm apparently used in the shooting, according to Esparza.

Spencer was booked into jail on suspicion of attempted murder, firearm offenses, a parole hold and possession of crack cocaine, Esparza said.

He said no motive has been established for the shooting. It was unknown if the shooting was gang related, police said on Saturday.

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