Man Injured In Afternoon SF Mission District Shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An argument in San Francisco’s Mission District led to a shooting that wounded a teenager Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The shooting was reported near the corner of 24th and Folsom streets at around 3 p.m., Officer Carlos Manfredi said.

The 18-year-old San Francisco man was in an argument with the suspect on the street nearby when the suspect pulled out a gun.

The victim tried to run away, but as he was running the suspect fired several shots, striking the victim in the buttocks.

The victim jumped into a friend’s car, and was driven to a hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, Manfredi said.

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