Gunshots resulted in multiple police calls around the city yesterday, including one incident in which a man received life-threatening injuries.
At 11:39am near Dwight and Girard Streets in the Bayview, police received several calls of gunshots in the area. After reviewing video surveillance, police determined that two cars were in the intersection when the shots were fired, but it’s unknown which vehicle contained the shooter.
Police discovered bullet casings at the scene, but did not find any victims or witnesses.
At 12:18pm on the 1400 block of Shafter Avenue in the Portola district, a witness reported hearing gunfire, but did not see anything. Police recovered bullet fragments at the scene, but found no casings or victims.
At 11:02pm on the 200 block of South Van Ness Avenue, units from Mission Station responded to a Shot Spotter activation—a system that uses acoustic and optical sensors to detect the location of gunfire.
Security video recorded at the scene depicts a suspect in his twenties “shooting rounds and fleeing southbound on Minna on foot.” A second suspect, also in his twenties, fled westbound on 14th Street. No property damage or injuries were reported.
At 2:51am at the intersection of 22nd and Florida Streets in the Mission, a man in his thirties was shot by an unknown suspect.
Although the victim received life-threatening injuries, he “drove himself to [the] hospital, where he was treated for his wounds,” police reported. Units who responded to a Shot Spotter activation located bullet fragments at the scene.
At 4:11am this morning, units from Bayview Station responded to another Shot Spotter activation on the 700 block of Missouri Street.
After arriving at the scene, they located spent shell casings, but found no damage to vehicles or buildings in the area.
Anyone who has information about any of these incidents is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.
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