San Francisco Barber Shop Shooting – Six Injured, Including Officer

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Ingleside- San Francisco Police responded to a report of a man with a gun around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. As soon as they arrived, the suspect fled to a nearby barbershop and opened fire, sending people scrambling to get away. One officer, the suspect, and 4 bystanders were injured, one of whom was a juvenile. The officer is in fair condition, two others are listed as critical, and three others were stable. One of those listed as critical is the suspect.

Screenshot of cell phone video via Twitter

The San Francisco Chronicle reported,

“At 4:30, police received a call from a parent on the 200 block of Amazon Avenue, near Geneva Avenue, reporting that his or her son was in possession of a gun. As police officers arrived, the suspect fled to the barbershop at 949 Geneva Ave., about a block away. At some point after police entered the barbershop, the suspect started shooting at them.”

News reports described a “chaotic” incident, with children crying, people ducking behind cars to avoid the bullets.  The police officer who was shot in the leg crawled to safety behind a patrol vehicle where he was treated by Paramedics. Another person who had been shot in the foot was dragged to a nearby Pharmacy and treated there. All of the injured were transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH).

The incident remains under investigation, and SFPD is requesting anyone with information to call the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text-A-Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

Featured photo: screenshot as an SFPD officer crawls to safety after being shot. Via video from @Deplorable_fact on Twitter


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