SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two people were hospitalized after being shot while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Inner Mission District Sunday night, police said.
Officers responded to a report of a shooting on a stationary Muni bus at Mission and Valencia streets around 10 p.m., according to police.
A 25-year-old woman was shot in the torso, and a 25-year-old man was shot in the leg, police said.
“The victim and the suspect did get into an altercation aboard a Muni bus. As the suspect was getting off the bus, the suspect produced a weapon, fired at the victim, striking the male victim in the leg,” said Police Spokesman Albie Esparza.
The bullet exited the man’s leg and entered his female companion’s abdomen.
“Personally I carry a knife everywhere I go and pepper spray, especially if I’m on the 14” said a man identified as Sayeed, who rides Muni regularly.
“It is very rare to have a shooting aboard a Muni bus, or any Muni vehicle because the suspects all know there are cameras aboard,” Esparza said.
Police are now reviewing on board video to try to identify a suspect— the man last seen running in the direction of Precita Avenue.
Police were searching for a suspect Monday morning. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a thin build and black shoulder length curly hair, last seen wearing a black beanie cap and a white T-shirt, according to police.
The suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot in the area of Mission Street and Precita Avenue, police said.
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