Man Shot in Leg During Mission District Argument

A man shot another man in the leg during an argument early this morning in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said.

Police received a report of the shooting at about 4:15 a.m. near the intersection of 13th and Mission streets in an area beneath the Central Freeway.

According to police, the men were arguing over a campsite location when the suspect brandished a small handgun and shot the other man in the leg.

Following the shooting, the suspect fled the area in an unknown direction, police said.

The 48-year-old victim went to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment of his gunshot wound, which is not considered life-threatening, police said.

The suspect has not yet been located, police said.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact police at (415) 575-4444, where they can leave tips anonymously.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

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