On January 17, 2004, 15-year-old Scharod Fleming attended a teen dance party at the YMCA in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
Around 10:30pm police arrived after 2 fights had broken out and spilled into the street. The officers left a short time later thinking that the situation had been defused.
At 11:50pm, as the teens gathered in front of the property an unknown gunman opened fire.
Multiple teens were shot. Scharod Fleming died of his gunshot injuries a short time later on January 18, 2004.
Scharod was the only boy in a family full of girls. He was a popular JV football player and sophomore at Mission High School in San Francisco. His friends and relatives still talk about his dance moves and his love of hip hop music.
If you have any information on the murder of Scharod Fleming please do the right thing.
The Office of the Mayor of San Francisco has authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect responsible for the murder of Scharod Fleming.
Persons with information or questions are urged to contact the SFPD Homicide Detail at (415) 553-9105 or the SFPD Homicide Tip Line at (415) 431-2127. Reference SFPD Case # 040 067 446.
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