Saturday Friday night, 39-year-old Ronald Monzon of Newman, CA was shot and killed in San Francisco's Mission District. SFPD responded to reports of gunfire near 23rd and Shotwell streets at 7:20 p.m. They found a man suffering from several bullet wounds inside a car. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
According to Mission Local, the scene of the homicide was also a place where kids live, play. Jamie Goldberg has more:
The two young children were playing video games in the front room of their home at the corner of 23rd and Shotwell streets on Friday night when they heard the gunshots. It was 7:22 p.m.
“Get out!” screamed their grandmother before ushering the children to the back of the house. Hearing people cry for help, the children’s mother ran outside to find a group surrounding the 39-year-old victim, who was later pronounced dead from gunshot wounds at San Francisco General Hospital.
Area residents go on to tell ML of "hearing six shots and then a loud car crash" and that the victim, who had been driving down Shotwell Street, "collided with a parked white Honda at the corner of 23rd Street. "
According to SF Appeal's noted homicide map, this is San Francisco's ninth murder of 2012.
Saturday's Friday's murder comes on the heels of a double stabbing that rocked the neighborhood's gastronomic Valencia Corridor.