shooting_nighttime.jpgA man was shot in the leg in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Wednesday evening, police said today.

The shooting was reported at 5:22 p.m. in the first block of Golden Gate Avenue, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.

The 36-year-old victim was standing in the area when two suspects approached and one opened fire, according to police.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to a hospital. He is expected to survive, police said.

The suspects, described as two men in their early to mid-20s, ran away and had not been found as of this morning, Shyy said.

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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