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Published: 12/4/2013

SF man charged with murder in PlayStation4 killing

ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors have charged a San Francisco man accused of fatally shooting another man trying to sell PlayStation 4 gaming with murder.

Defendant Ronnie Collins did not enter a plea during his arraignment in San Francisco Superior Court today to charges that also include two counts of attempted robbery with firearm enhancement allegations.

The 21-year-old Collins is accused of shooting and killing 22-year-old Ikenna Uwakah of Daly City during the apparent transaction in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday.

Assistant District Attorney Scot Clark referred to Collins during his arraignment as a “Christmas-time predator.”

Collins’ lawyer, Deputy Public Defender Mark Jacobs, says his client is being unfairly portrayed and called Clark’s comments “character assassination.”

Collins is being held on $5 million bail and is due back in court on Monday.



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