5:06 PM: A man was shot in his torso in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this morning, according to police.
The victim, a man in his 30s, was in the first block of Bryant Street when he was shot around 3:45 p.m., police said.
A driver not injured in the shooting drove around with the victim looking for a hospital.
The driver flagged down a parking official at Mission and Main streets and asked for directions to a hospital, police said.
The two then stopped at Market and Main streets where the man in the passenger seat was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The shooting suspect fled, possibly on foot, and was only described as a male, police said.
San Francisco Municipal Railway spokesman Paul Rose said Muni service is being rerouted around the Market and Main streets area.
4:42 PM: Police are at the scene of a shooting in San Francisco’s Financial District this afternoon and a victim has been transported to a hospital, fire officials said.
The shooting was reported at 3:49 p.m. near the corner of Market and Davis streets, according to the fire department.
The victim was being taken to San Francisco General Hospital but the extent of the person’s injuries is unclear.
San Francisco Municipal Railway spokesman Paul Rose said Muni service is being rerouted around the area.