shooting_nighttime.jpgA man was shot in the thigh in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday night, police said.

The shooting was reported at about 9:20 p.m. at 16th and Mission streets.

The 31-year-old victim was crossing the street and heard gunshots, then realized he had been shot, according to police.

The victim, who did not see the person who shot him, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not life-threatening.

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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