SAN FRANCISCO—The SFPD announced in a press release on Friday, March 17 that they have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a San Francisco resident in the Tenderloin District.
On September 29, 2016, police discovered 44 year-old Shunsie Ellis laying on the ground on the 400 block of Ellis Street at approximately 1:00 a.m., suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Ellis was allegedly one of four shooting victims. A 59 year-old man, a 53 year-old man, and 49 year-old woman suffered from gunshot wounds, including injuries to the leg and foot.
San Francisco Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported Ellis to San Francisco General Hospital, where he died from injuries sustained.
On Saturday, March 11, 2017, after an investigation conducted by SFPD Homicide Investigators, police officers from the Tenderloin Station identified the suspects as Stockton residents Darrick Devereaux, 41, and Linda Jimenez, 22. Officers arrested both Devereaux and Jimenez at O’Farrell and Jones Street.
Devereaux was booked for murder, including three counts of attempted murder, and multiple narcotics related charges and his bail was set at $5 million. Court and jail records indicate that he is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Thursday, March 23. Jimenez was booked for accessory to crime and multiple narcotics related charges.
Both suspects are currently being detained at the San Francisco County Jail. Authorities indicated that the suspects’ photos will not be released at this time due to “pending identification matters.”
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the SFPD anonymously at 415-575- 4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.