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* San Francisco Looking For Four Suspects In Fatal Shooting Of 17-year-old Xavier Gillette

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Police are searching for four male suspects in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy Friday night in San Francisco’s Western Addition
neighborhood.The shooting took place around 11:20 p.m. near the intersection of McAllister and Webster streets, according to police.Officers responded and found 17-year-old Xavier Gillette, and a 16-year-old boy who was with him, suffering from gunshot wounds, according police spokeswoman Sgt. Lyn Tomioka.Gillette was pronounced dead at San Francisco General Hospital shortly after midnight, according to the medical examiner’s office.The second victim is expected to survive, according to police.Tomioka said police have only limited descriptions of the four suspects in the shooting, who were all wearing dark, hooded clothes and sped off in a stolen car.Police chased the car, which according to Tomioka was stolen from another part of the city, about two blocks to the 800 block of McAllister Street, where the suspects ditched the vehicle and ran through a public housing area, she said.”This is still a very active investigation,” said Tomioka.She said neither of the victims had any known gang affiliation.

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