shooting_nighttime.jpgA man was shot in the leg after an argument with another man in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday night, police said.

The shooting was reported shortly after 8 p.m. in the 3200 block of Mission Street.

The 21-year-old victim was walking and arguing with a suspect who was in a black vehicle, according to police.

As the argument escalated, the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the leg, police said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not considered life-threatening.

The suspect fled in the vehicle and had not been found as of this morning, according to police.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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