SFPD Arrests Mission District Homicide Suspect 24-032

Investigators Identify, Locate, and Arrest Suspect Within Nine Hours of Homicide

On April 5, 2024, at approximately 1:37 p.m., SFPD officers responded to the 2300 block of Mission Street regarding a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers began rendering aid, including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered aid as well.  Despite life-saving efforts by first responders, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The SFPD Homicide Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation. 

Through the course of the investigation, investigators identified and developed probable cause to arrest 30-year-old male Alexander Martinez, of Richmond, CA. 

On April 5, 2024, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Martinez was located in Richmond, CA, and placed under arrest for homicide (187(a) PC).  Martinez was transported and booked into San Francisco County Jail #1.

While an arrest has been made, this remains an open and active investigation.  Anyone with information 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.  

SFPD Case #240-214-766

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