Man dead after shooting at 19th and Capp (updated)

Capp/19th shooting

The site of Friday morning’s shooting. According to a neighbor, the victim was lying not far from the bike rack.

UPDATE 3/24/17: Two San Francisco residents have been arrested in the killing of a 44-year-old man in the Mission last week, police said.

Jose Mejia-Carrillo, 22, and Alexis Cruz-Zepeda, 23, have charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with the shooting of Jorge Martinez, according to Giselle Talkoff, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Police Department.

A San Bruno resident, Martinez was found lying on the sidewalk near 19th and Capp Streets on March 17. He was shot multiple times, Talkoff said.

The two suspects were arrested on Tuesday near 19th and Church streets, she said.

UPDATE 1:43 p.m.: The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as Jorge Martinez, 44, of San Bruno.

ORIGINAL POST: A 43-year-old man was shot and killed early Friday morning near intersection of 19th and Capp streets, police said.

The shooting occurred around 12:45 a.m., according to Robert Rueca, a spokesman for the San Francisco Police Department. The unidentified man was taken to the hospital but was dead on arrival.

A neighbor, who didn’t want to give his name, said the victim was shot just next to the Royal Cuckoo Market on 19th street. Nearby restaurant and dance club Bissap Baobab was closed at the time.

Still shaken this morning, the neighbor said he did not recognize the victim.

“I heard two shots [from] my room. I was lying down. I came out and there was a guy laying in a pool of blood,” he said.

“The cops came,” said the neighbor, who estimated police were on the scene until at least four or five in the morning. “It was insane.”

Police said the shooter was a man, but had no additional suspect information.

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