In a tragic incident, Bob Lee, the creator of the popular mobile payment app Cash App, was stabbed to death in San Francisco on Thursday night. Lee, 36, was reportedly walking near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park when he was attacked by an unknown assailant.
The San Francisco Police Department confirmed the incident and stated that they received a call regarding a stabbing on John F. Kennedy Drive near 30th Avenue at around 10:40 pm. When the police arrived at the scene, they found Lee lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds. He was immediately rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The police have not yet identified a suspect in the case and have launched an investigation into the incident. Lee’s friends and family are devastated by his sudden death and are struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.
Cash App, which was developed by Lee’s company Square, has become one of the most popular mobile payment apps in the world, with over 36 million active users. The app allows users to send and receive money, invest in stocks, and buy and sell Bitcoin.
Lee, who was a graduate of Stanford University, had been working at Square for over a decade and was a key figure in the development of Cash App. He was also known for his philanthropic work and was involved in several charitable organizations.
The news of Lee’s death has sent shockwaves through the tech industry, with many expressing their condolences and paying tribute to his contributions to the industry. Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square, tweeted his condolences, saying “I’m devastated by the news of Bob’s passing. He was an amazing human being who had an incredible impact on our company, our industry, and the world.”
The death of Bob Lee is a tragedy, and his contributions to the tech industry and philanthropic work will be sorely missed. The police investigation into the incident is ongoing, and more details are expected to emerge in the coming days.