SAN FRANCISCO -- Police announced Tuesday the arrest of five people, including Oakland and Hercules residents, in a homicide case where a man and woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of a San Francisco street Sunday night.
The victims were found about 8:34 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Brussels Street. Both were seriously injured and were bound and gagged.
The man, identified as 26-year-old Stephen Reid, died after he was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. Police told KGO-TV that he had been shot and beaten.
The woman, who was beaten, was still in critical condition Monday, according to San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza. She was not identified, but police said she was in her
Police would not say what led them to a condominium complex at 9 Pinnacle Court in Hercules, in the Country Run subdivision, where they made contact with residents and took them to San Francisco for questioning.
Police did confirm that the victims and the suspects had "well-established relationships."
Early Tuesday morning, police said, five people were placed under arrest and taken to San Francisco Jail. Maelene Lintz, 32, of San Francisco, and Montrail Brackens, 21, of Oakland, were both charged with murder, police said.
Tyler Miller, 19, and Heather Leach, 24, of Hercules, and Maryann Manalastas, 22, of Oakland, were charged with being accessories to murder, police said.
A woman at the residence
Hercules police declined to comment on the arrests, saying San Francisco police were handling the case.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call San Francisco police at 415-553-1145 or after hours at 415-553-1071. Anonymous tipsters can call 415-575-4444 or text TIP411.