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5 Hurt In San Francisco Market Street Shooting

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Mid-Market Shooting Scene

Five people were injured in a shooting on Market Street in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area on June 25, 2011. (CBS)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Five people were injured in a shooting near 7th and Market streets Saturday evening, two of them seriously, San Francisco police are reporting.

The 6:15 p.m. shooting on the 1000 block of Market Street, only blocks from the Pride festivities at Civic Center, left three people with

non-life threatening injuries, Lt. Troy Dangerfield said. Two people were shot in the leg and one was shot in the buttocks.

Two other victims were shot in the body and are being treated for life-threatening injuries, Dangerfield said.

Police are searching for a suspect described as a black male in his 20s, about 6 feet tall with dreadlocks. It was not clear which direction he was traveling following the shooting.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services may have contributed to this report.)

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