General Crime

Leonard Colvin arrested for alleged San Francisco murder of Emmett Byron on Turk Street

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px


Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood this July, a police spokesman said today. Leonard Colvin, 41, of San Francisco, was arrested Monday for the murder of 39-year-old Emmett Byron, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Colvin is believed to have shot Byron in the 200 block of Turk Street, near Leavenworth Street, at about 11:40 p.m. on July 20, according to police.

Byron was transported to San Francisco General Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries about a month later, on Aug. 19, police said. Although an arrest has now been made in the slaying, police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

Copyright © 2013 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons