SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police are seeking a suspect who shot at a dog that barked at him in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood early Thursday morning.

The shooting was reported about 1:10 a.m. between Putnam and Nevada streets.

The victim was walking his pit bull when the dog began barking at the suspect, who then fired several shots it, according to police. Neither the dog nor its owner was struck by the gunfire.

The suspect fled on foot and had not been found as of Thursday morning.

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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  1. oldfart says:

    only gang banger would be walking pit bulls at 1 in the morning, especially in that area, My guess gang related.

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