Drive-By Bicycle Shooting Injures 2

Monday, Jun 27, 2011  |  Updated 1:56 PM PDT
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Drive-By Bicycle Shooting Injures 2

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Two people were injured in a drive-by bicycle shooting Monday.

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Two teenage boys were injured when they were shot by someone on a bicycle in San Francisco's Bayview District on Sunday afternoon, police said.

The shooting was reported shortly before 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Third Street and Palou Avenue.

The victims, ages 16 and 17, were at the intersection when the shooter rode up on a bike and opened fire, striking one of the victims in the torso and the other in the hand, according to police.

The suspect fled and had not been found as of Monday morning, police said.

The victims' injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to police.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

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