3:34 PM: Police have arrested two teens in connection with a shooting in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood Friday night that left an 11-year-old girl with life-threatening injuries, a police spokesman said.
The girl was hit in the chest when shots fired at about 11:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Laguna Street penetrated the walls of her apartment building, police said.
It appears a group of teenaged men had been arguing outside, and one began shooting, Officer Albie Esparza said.
Three 18- and 19-year-old men were detained, and two were eventually arrested, Esparza said. The third was released.
Police have not identified the suspects.
Esparza did not know what the argument was about, but he said the shooting is being investigated as gang related.
The girl, who was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, was still in life-threatening condition as of about noon today, Esparza said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411.
1:25 AM: An 11-year-old girl was shot in San Francisco late Friday night, police said.
Police responded to the 1100 block of Laguna Street at around 11:15 p.m. on reports of shots fired.
One of the bullets in the shooting penetrated a nearby apartment building, police said.
Officers found a girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and she was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Police said the suspects were described as a group of juvenile black males.
Officers have detained a group of young black males but no arrests have been made, police said.
The police department’s criminal investigation unit and gang task force are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411.