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Shooting Near Powell BART Station Leaves 1 Hurt With Life-Threatening Injuries

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco police were investigating a shooting Tuesday night near the Powell BART station that left one person with injuries considered to be life-threatening, a police spokesman said.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 900 block of Market Street around 7:50 p.m., police Officer Gordon Shyy said.

A preliminary investigation showed that two groups of people exchanged gunfire, Shyy said.

One person was hit by gunfire and transported to a hospital for treatment, according to Shyy.

Police have detained multiple people in the area in connection with the shooting, he said.

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