A 19-year-old man was shot in the ankle in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Tuesday afternoon, police said today.
The shooting was reported around 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Third Street and Hollister Avenue, according to police.
The victim was walking with his girlfriend when he heard a gunshot, then fell to the ground after being shot in his left ankle, police said.
The victim’s girlfriend flagged down a passing car and the victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said.
No information was immediately available this morning in connection with the shooting. Anyone with information 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