Murder Charges Filed in Potrero Hill Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2011

CONTACT:
ADA Seth Steward, DA Gascón’s Office, (415) 553-1014

Erica Terry Derryck, DA Gascón’s Office, (415) 553-1167


SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced today the charging of Antoine Grays (DOB 5/17/81) for the murder of Sylvestri Brown (DOB 3/27/77). Toyia Taylor (DOB 10/4/91) is charged with being an accessory to the murder.

The fatal shooting took place on Sunday, January 31, 2011 in Potrero Hill in San Francisco. Both defendants remain in custody. An allegation for use of a firearm was also charged.

The motive for the killing and the relationship between the parties remains under investigation.

The defendants are scheduled to be arraigned in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday, February 4, 2011 in Department 11 at 9:00 a.m.