SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco were investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy injured in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
Around 1:40 p.m., the teenage victim walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound. While being treated, he told investigators a suspect shot him near Holladay Avenue and York Street, police said.READ MORE: South Bay Retailer Shutters Store in Response to Smash-and-Grab Crime Wave
The victim said as he was sitting behind the wheel of his vehicle, a suspect appeared at his window. The victim next heard what sounded like gunshots and realized he had been shot in the abdomen, police said.
The suspect, described as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, allegedly fled the scene on foot.READ MORE: Grieving Family Members Call for Justice for Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita
Despite his injuries, which weren’t life-threatening, the victim was able to drive himself to the hospital, police said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.
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