South San Francisco, CA April 26, 2016 Submitted by SSFPD
South San Francisco Police investigators are continuing their investigation into the shooting that took place at Orange Memorial Park yesterday, April 25, 2016 at approximately 2:45 pm. The on-going investigation has revealed the shooting appears to be a targeted and isolated incident involving a domestic dispute. The suspect, 19 year old Cristian Omar Cruz, and the two victims knew each other and the altercation began on the 600 block of Railroad Avenue. The altercation continued as the suspect and victims walked together towards Orange Memorial Park, at which time it escalated into the shooting, resulting in the death of the 19 year old victim.
There is no information at this time indicating the shooting was gang related. The extensive search for the armed suspect is continuing with the assistance of several local, state, and federal agencies. Anybody with information related to this investigation is encouraged to call investigators at the South San Francisco Police Department at 650-877-8900 or the anonymous TIP line at 650-952-2244.