San Francisco Police Make Arrests in Ingleside District Homicide 18-016

On January 23, 2018 at 5:11 PM San Francisco Police officers responded to Leese Street and Richland Avenue in the Ingleside District regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, the officers found two victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. San Francisco Fire Department paramedics responded and rendered aid to Duby Ortiz, a 20 year-old San Francisco resident. Unfortunately Ortiz succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital by medical professionals. The other victim, a 19 year-old female San Francisco resident, was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

An investigation by the SFPD Homicide Unit led to the identification of the suspects. On January 25, 2018 at approximately 2:30 PM the SFPD Special Investigation Division (SID) officers located and arrested Oscar Guadron-Diaz, an 18 year-old San Francisco resident, and Jorge Howard, a 19 year-old San Francisco resident, on the unit block of Laura Street. Guadron-Diaz was booked into the San Francisco County Jail on murder, attempted murder, mayhem and numerous other gun related charges. Howard was booked into the San Francisco County Jail on felony reckless driving and accessory charges. Due to pending identification matters, Guadron-Diaz’s and Howard’s photos will not be released at this time.   

Although arrests have been made, investigators are asking anyone with information on this case to contact the San Francisco Police anonymously at 415-575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the start of the message.

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