Police: Robbery not motive in SF store killings

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Associated Press

Posted on July 13, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 14 at 8:02 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have identified the man who was arrested in an attack at a jewelry store that left two women dead and one man wounded.

In a statement Saturday, police identified the man as 23-year-old Barry White of Antioch. Police say he had been in the store at least once before and they don't believe robbery was a motive for the attack.

White was arrested after opening fire on officers Friday afternoon.

Officers encountered him outside the San Francisco GiftCenter and JewelryMart, They say he began shooting at officers while running toward a restaurant and surrendered after apparently running out of ammunition.

Inside the Victoga jewelry shop, officers found the women dead and the man wounded. Witnesses say the women were employees and the man is the owner.

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