Man Shot During Incident in Mission District

By Mathew Luschek
|  Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011  |  Updated 4:18 PM PDT
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Man Shot During Incident in Mission District

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UPDATE:  A short time after the incident occurred, officers detained the three suspects. The suspects were identified by witnesses who were in the area at the time of the shooting. The suspects were three African American males, two of them 16 years old, one a Pittsburg resident and the other from San Francisco. The third suspect was a 17-year- old from Hayward. After preliminary investigation, police identified the Hayward resident as the shooter. The suspect is in custody and was charged with attempted murder, carrying a concealed weapon, and carrying a loaded firearm. These arrests were the direct result of quick action by officers in the field and through the help of courageous witnesses who came forward.

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One man was shot this morning in the Mission District of San Francisco, after exiting the Municipal Railway bus.

The incident was reported taking place around 9:40 a.m. at the 16th and Folsom intersection, San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield told the Bay City News.

Two men, ages 22 and 18 were approached by three suspects who opened fire.

The 22 year old man was hit by the gunfire but the wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.  The other man was not hit.

No arrests have  been made, Dangerfield said, but investigators are interviewing witnesses and examining images that would have been captured  by the Muni bus.

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