Jul 5, 2011 – BCN17:SF: TWO SHOT IN TENDERLOIN, SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
An Oakland man was arrested on suspicion of shooting two other men in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Saturday evening, leaving one with life-threatening injuries, a police spokesman said. Aaron Spencer, 20, was arrested in connection with the shooting, which occurred at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Ellis Street, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. 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 was critically injured. 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.
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