Verbal Argument Led to Telegraph Hill Shooting

Police said an argument led to a shooting that injured a 60-year-old man in San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill neighborhood this afternoon, according to a police spokeswoman.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at 2:32 p.m. at Columbus Avenue and Vallejo Street, said Sgt. Monica Macdonald.

Macdonald said the suspect and victim were in a verbal argument in the street when the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the upper body.

The victim, a 60-year-old man, was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. Police said the suspect drove away in a gray sedan and is currently outstanding.

Erin Baldassari, Bay City News

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