shooting_nighttime.jpgA 19-year-old man was killed this evening in an apparent gang-related shooting near San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood, a police spokesman said.

Officers responded at about 6:40 p.m. to reports of a shooting at Capitol Avenue and Lobos Street, Officer Samson Chan said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he later died.

Police detained several suspects and recovered a gun at the scene, Chan said. A preliminary investigation revealed the attack appears to have been gang related.

Chan said officers were still on the scene as of 10 p.m. and planned to investigate throughout the night.

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