San Francisco Police Increases Reward for 2016 Double Homicide 22-136

On December 16, 2016, at approximately 8:46 p.m., a shooting occurred on the northwest corner of 16thStreet and South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco resulting in the murders of Lindsay Elaine McCollum,age 27, and Eddie Wayne Tate (AKA: Tennessee), age 51. McCollum and Tate were shot while inside a wooden box they used as living quarters on the street.  

In October of 2019, the San Francisco Police Department initially authorized a $25,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the suspect(s) in this case.  The reward has been increased to $100,000.  

In April of 2021, a forensic artist produced a sketch of a person of interest in this investigation.  A reward flier containing the sketch accompanies this news release.  

Anyone who recognizes the person of interest, or anyone having information regarding this homicide is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.  

SFPD CASE #161027331 

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