Teen Found Shot Dead In San Francisco’s Diamond Heights

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A teenager was found dead in an apparent homicide in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood on Sunday morning, police said Monday.

Officers responded at 9:38 a.m. to a report of a dead body in the first block of Carnelian Way.

Police found the victim dead of an apparent gunshot wound and were treating the case as a homicide. The victim had been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 18-year-old San Francisco resident Elijah Hopkins.

No arrests had been made in connection with the shooting, and no suspect information was available as of Monday morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

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