Local Man Shot, Killed in Bay Area

A San Diego native -- who moved to San Francisco just three weeks ago -- is dead after being shot in Golden Gate Park.

The victim was identified as Brandon Evans, 20, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.  The report said he had recently moved to San Francisco to join friends and pursue new opportunities.

The shooting took place Saturday night.  Police said he was shot in the back near the Conservatory of Flowers at Golden Gate Park.

The report said Evans grew up living with his mother and older brother in San Diego.  His father, identified as Michael Evans, Sr., told the Chronicle his song had attended community college in San Diego and was an amateur boxer.

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