SAN FRANCISCO—Two people were injured in two separate shootings in San Francisco. The first incident occurred on Tuesday, October 13, and the second incident occurred on Tuesday, October 14.
On October 13, at around 9:30 p.m. officers from the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) responded to a report of a shooting that occurred between Otis and Gough Streets. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 20-year-old woman who was struck by a bullet. She was transported to a local hospital, where her injuries were non-life threatening. She is expected to make a full recovery the police department noted.
The second shooting occurred three hours later, around 12:40 a.m. between Ellis and Jones Streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. During that incident, police said they responded to the scene and found a 51-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital and remains in critical condition.
On October 14, the SFPD Tenderloin Station posted an update about the second incident via Twitter that read:
“Man shot at Ellis & Jones: This morning at 12:37 a.m. officers heard gun shots & found a 51 Y.O. man shot on this corner. The victim is in critical condition, the suspect is not in custody.”
Both incidents are under investigation, but authorities do not believe they are connected. Descriptions or identities of the suspects or the victims have not been released to the public.
Anyone who witnessed either incident is asked to call the SFPD’s anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444.