shooting_nighttime.jpgShots were fired by a masked man in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon, but no one was hit by the gunfire, a police spokesman said.

The shooting was reported at 1:56 p.m. near 24th and Alabama streets.

The suspect, a male wearing a black mask, sunglasses and black clothing, was last seen running toward 25th and Harrison streets. He had not been found as of 2:45 p.m., police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

No one was injured in the shooting, which remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the case 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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