shooting_nighttime.jpg2:20 PM: Three people were hospitalized after being shot in a drive-by shooting in San Francisco early this morning, police said.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired near Van Ness Avenue and Clay Street in the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood at around 2:10 a.m., San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield said.

According to preliminary information, the victims were driving on Van Ness Avenue and were followed by a suspect vehicle, which pulled up alongside and someone from inside opened fire.

Five to seven shots were fired, Dangerfield said. It wasn’t clear this afternoon what preceded the shooting.

Three men in the victims’ vehicle were hit by gunfire. All three were hospitalized with wounds that were not expected to be life threatening.

The suspect vehicle drove off east on Clay Street. No one was arrested and no suspect or vehicle descriptions were available.

4:10 AM: A man was shot early this morning in San Francisco and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds, a supervisor with the San Francisco Fire Department said.

The shooting occurred at 2 a.m. today near the intersection of Van Ness Avenue and Clay Street at the eastern end of the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, the fire supervisor said.

A 40-year-old man was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his arms and legs, the supervisor said. The supervisor did not know the man’s condition at the time of transport.

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