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Published on June 12, 2023
Suspect in San Francisco Mission District Mass Shooting Connected to Oakland Homicide

San Francisco's Mission District was rocked with a brazen mass shooting on Friday night, leaving nine people injured, including a young 19-year-old woman. The incident occurred during a block party, intended to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the clothing store Dying Breed. As police are on the hunt for the person of interest, Javier Campos, an alleged San Francisco Sureños gang member, the community is left shocked and devastated at the senseless violence interrupting their night of joy and camaraderie.

In a joint statement, Dying Breed and neighboring business Mission Skateboards expressed their anguish, calling the shooting a "hateful, senseless act" and mourning the loss of an evening that began with "the most positive intent." With one victim still in critical condition and little known about Campos' motives, San Francisco police urge anyone with information to come forward and help bring justice to those affected by the tragedy. Continued reading the full story on SFist

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