SFPD Arrest Suspect from Turk & Leavenworth Homicide

On July 20, 2013, Emmett Byron was shot on the 200 block of Turk Street near Leavenworth. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where he died from his injuries on August 19, 2013. On October 7, 2013, SFPD Homicide Investigators arrested Leonard Colvin, 41, of San Francisco, for the murder of Emmett Byron.

The police department is continuing to investigate this homicide. Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Braconi, Sergeant Watts, or Inspector Cunningham of the police department’s Homicide Detail at 415-553-1145. They can also call the Anonymous Tip Line at 415-575-4444. Messages can also be sent via mobile phone to Text a Tip at TIP411. Begin the message with “SFPD.”

There is no booking photo available at this time due to the on-going investigation.


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