Two Men Shot in Mission District Expected to Survive

Two men who were shot in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday evening are expected to survive their injuries, police said today.

Officers said that the two victims, ages 22 and 23, were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after they were shot by a suspect at the corner of 17th and Capp streets around 7:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Just before the shooting, the two victims had an argument with the suspect, police said.

The suspect, described as a man in his 20s, pulled out a handgun in the middle of the argument and shot both of them, according to police.

Following the shooting, the suspect fled the scene and has not been arrested, police said.

The victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, but are expected to survive, according to San Francisco police Sgt. Monica MacDonald.

Police have not recovered a weapon and are continuing to investigate the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

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