Man’s Face Grazed In Mission Shooting

A man was hospitalized after being grazed in the face by a bullet in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday evening, police said today.

The shooting was reported at about 6:45 p.m. Friday following an argument between the suspect and the 26-year-old victim at 22nd and Bartlett streets.

The suspect, a man in his 20s, pulled out a handgun and shot at the victim, grazing him in the face, police said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not considered life threatening.

The suspect fled in a car described as a gray hatchback and had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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