Three Suspects Shoot Man Near Union Square

A young man was injured in a shooting near San Francisco’s Union Square early Sunday morning, police said today.

The shooting was reported at about 4:10 a.m. near Post and Stockton streets, according to police.

The 18-year-old victim was approached by three suspects, one of whom shot him in the arm and leg, police said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which were not life-threatening, according to police.

The suspects, described as men in their late teens or early 20s, fled after the shooting and had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked 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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