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Victim Shot in San Francisco's Richmond District: Police

A victim suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot in San Francisco's Richmond District, according to police.

An attempted robbery preceded the shooting, which occurred just before 1 a.m. in the area of California Street and 22nd Avenue, police said.

The victim may have been getting off a Muni bus when two men approached asking for a cigarrette, according to police. When the victim said no, one of the men reached into his hoodie pocket in a that frightened the victimed, leading him to pepper the two men. According to police, the victim was running away, from the suspects before getting shot.

Police said they have yet to locate the suspect or suspects. 

At least five shootings have occurred in the Richmond District over the past year, according to crime statistics. None of them were deadly.

Anyone with information regarding the latest shooting is asked to contact the San Francisco Police Department.

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