A shooting occurred at Eddy and Mason Streets on January 7th at 10:53 pm. Arriving officers discovered a 37-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim “was pronounced deceased at the scene.”
The ensuing investigation named 41-year-old James George as the shooter. George was taken into custody on January 9th at 7th and Market Streets.
George was booked on charges of homicide, felon in possession of a firearm, assault with a deadly weapon and battery.
“While an arrest has been made this remains an open investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.”