SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 73-year-old man in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood shot a burglary suspect in the knee late Sunday night, police said.
At about 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, the victim was in his home in the 700 block of Bay Street, near Ghirardelli Square, when he heard an intruder in his home.READ MORE: San Jose Fire, PG&E Crews Respond to Gas Leak on Zanker Road
He grabbed his handgun, exited his bedroom, and then headed downstairs to see who was in his home, according to police.
The victim shot the suspect, described as a man in his 50s, in the knee and then guided him out of his residence, police said.READ MORE: Santa Cruz County Reports Unvaccinated Man’s COVID Death Is Area’s 212th
San Francisco police found the suspect about a block away and took him into custody.
The suspect suffered a gunshot wound to the knee that is not considered life-threatening, police said.MORE NEWS: Fire Burns Home in San Leandro; 1 Hurt
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