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Police Investigate Shooting in San Francisco

The San Francisco Police Department said their officers were involved in a shooting Saturday morning.

The incident happened just before 8 a.m. near the area of 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue.

SFPD said officers attempted to detain a suspect in the area. That’s when a brief foot pursuit happened.

A police shooting happened during the foot pursuit, according to SFPD. Officials said the suspect hid himself behind a vehicle and continued to shoot at officers.

Police said that no one was shot during the incident, but the suspect was transported to a local hospital for a non-life-threatening injury. 

Officials said the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, San Francisco police’s investigative services division, the police’s internal affairs division and the Department of Police Accountability will investigate the shooting.

Police said as part of the department’s commitment to transparency and accountability, they will hold a town hall meeting regarding the incident within 10 days. 

Source: NBC Bay Area

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