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Lee Shot: Lee and Asian-American Mayor

lee shot: Lee was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, according to CTV. No cause was given. A statement from Lee's office said the city's first Asian-American mayor died at 1 11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Lee, the child of immigrants, was a staunch supporter of San Francisco's sanctuary city policy toward people who are in the country illegally, a stance he reiterated last month when a Mexican man who had been repeatedly deported was acquitted of murder in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle. Lee shot back that San Francisco was a city of tolerance and love and acceptance. The case became a flashpoint in the nation's immigration debate, with then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly referencing it as an example of the need for stricter immigration policies and a wall along the Mexican border. ( As reported in the news.