On July 22, 1993, residence heard a single gunshot near the 5900 block of N. Haight Avenue and discovered a man down on the curb. Police were called and officers discovered the victim, Tyrone Jones, a 26 year-old African-American man, had died from a gunshot wound.
Tyrone Jones had been employed at a gas station near the time of his death and was reported to have been dealing small amounts of marijuana. Mr. Jones was reported to be an associate of a local Blood gang, but was not actively participating in gang activities prior to his death. Mr. Jones’ vehicle was found 3 days later less than a mile away from the crime scene.
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