Weapon Recovered From S.F. Bay Confirmed As Same Used in Pier 14 Homicide

San Francisco Police Forensic Crime Laboratory today has confirmed that the gun recovered from the San Francisco Bay is the gun that was used in the homicide from Pier 14. The ballistic comparison confirmed that the fatal round that struck the victim was from the gun recovered in the S.F. Bay.

In this incident, which occurred on July, 1, 2015 at approximately 6:30 PM, San Francisco Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting that occurred on Pier 14 (located on Embarcadero and Mission). Upon arrival Officers discovered a 31 year old female suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper torso. With the help of a Good Samaritan, Officers quickly rendered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived on scene. The victim was immediately transported to San Francisco General Hospital where she tragically succumbed to her injuries.

Taken into custody was Francisco Sanchez, 45 years old, Hispanic male, of Texas. He was booked at San Francisco County Jail for homicide.

Although an arrest has been made, anyone with further information is encouraged to contact the SFPD Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text A Tip to TIP411 and include “SFPD” at the beginning of the message.

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