One in Custody in Bayview Shooting

One person is in custody today following a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Friday, one of three that occurred in the city that day, according to police.

George Turner, 55, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting of his roommate on Friday, according to police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza.

The shooting was reported just before 1:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Oakdale Avenue, when Turner allegedly shot his roommate in the hand with a handgun, according to police.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to recover from his injury.

The motive for the shooting remained unclear, police said today.

The second shooting in the city on Friday was reported at Bernal Dwellings, a public housing complex in the Mission District, at 9:15 p.m., according to police.

The victim said he was walking in the 1300 block of Kamille Court near Treat Avenue when he heard gunshots and started to run. He was struck by one bullet in his mouth and was treated at San Francisco General Hospital, police said.

He is expected to recover from his injuries. The suspect fled the scene and remains at large, police said.

In the third incident, three people were shot by suspects in a silver compact sedan as they stood in the 1800 block of 25th Street in Potrero Hill, according to police.

The suspects drove away and have not been found as of this morning, police said.

One victim, a 42-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries, while the other two, men ages 25 and 53, were less seriously injured.

Police did not have an update today on the condition of the victim who suffered life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on any of the shootings is asked to call police at (415) 558-5400 or (415) 575-4444 to leave an anonymous tip. Tips can also be sent by text message to TIP411 if they start with the letters “SFPD.”

Sara Gaiser, Bay City News

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