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An IRS agent shot and injured a suspect who tried to rob him in San Francisco’s Bayview district overnight.
The off-duty agent is with the IRS’s criminal investigations division.
The incident took place at around midnight on Marlin Court.
Authorities say two suspects approached the agent and attempted to rob him.
Police say the agent fired at the suspects as they fled after the attempted robbery, shooting one in the torso.
The injured suspect was arrested and taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Police are conducting an ongoing investigation of the incident and continue to hunt for the second suspect who fled the scene.