SSFPD Media Release: Attempted Murder – Shooting on the 100 Block of Romney Avenue, SSF (Suspect’s Arrested)

South San Francisco, CA   March 10, 2016    Submitted by SSFPD SSFPD logo color

On Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:33 pm, South San Francisco  Police Officers responded  to the  100 block of Romney Avenue on a report of a disturbance involving a possible gunshot. During the investigation, the police department received information that a gunshot victim had been dropped off at a local hospital. The victim was identified as an eighteen-year-old South San Francisco resident and his injury was considered non-life threatening. Officers  at the scene of the crime conducted an extensive  investigation  and were  able  to locate the shooter and an accomplice. The suspects were taken into custody  without  incident  and  identified as seventeen-year-old South San Francisco residents. The  firearm  used was also recovered  near  the scene. The investigation also revealed that the suspects and victim had connections to rival gangs which was likely the motive for the shooting. The suspects were booked  into San Mateo  County Juvenile Hall  for   a variety of charges to include attempted murder, conspiracy, firearm violations and participation in a street gang. The investigation is continuing and anyone who may  have witnessed  the incident  is encouraged  to  call the South San Francisco Police Department at (650) 877-8900, the anonymous  tip  line at (650) 952-  2244 or via email  at



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