15-Year-Old Hospitalized After SF Bernal Heights Shooting

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A 15-year-old boy was shot in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said.

The shooting was reported about 1:40 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Ellsworth Street.

The teen was walking down the street when he heard gunfire, then realized he had been shot, according to police.

A family member drove the boy to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to his groin area and two others to his left leg. The injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said.

No arrests had been made as of Monday morning and no suspect information was immediately available except that the shooter was in a blue vehicle, according to police.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

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