San Francisco Police Shoot Suspect During Foot Chase

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco police have shot a suspect in the Bayview District at Oakdale and Third streets.

The shooting occurred around 4:45 p.m., when two uniformed officers were conducting a fare inspection on a Muni light rail vehicle, a police spokesman said.

They detained a suspect on the platform, but he fled on foot.

During the foot pursuit, police say the suspect fired at the officers, and the officers fired back.

The suspect has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The officers were not injured.

The shooting is being investigated by the homicide detail, the internal affairs officer-involved shooting, the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of Citizen Complaints.

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