Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 25-year-old man at the Alice Griffith public housing complex in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Friday afternoon.
The shooting was reported just after 4:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of Fitzgerald Avenue near Griffith Street, police said today.
Based on the preliminary police investigation, officers said the victim reported hearing a gunshot right before he was shot in his upper body.
The male suspect fled the area before emergency crews arrived.
The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, according to police.
The suspect has not been identified and the motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about the suspect or anyone who witnessed the shooting is urged to contact police at (415) 553-0123 or may submit a tip anonymously by texting a tip to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the text field, followed by the message.
Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News