Police: Off-duty Richmond cop arrested for firing gun inside San Francisco hotel

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty Richmond police officer inside a hotel in San Francisco's Financial District.

Around 4:55 a.m. officers responded to reports of gunfire inside the Four Seasons Hotel in the 700 block of Market St., according to San Francisco Police Department.

Police say the suspect did not immediately cooperate, prompting a shelter in place.

After over an hour of negation, the suspect surrendered peacefully around 6:30 a.m. and a gun was recovered, according to police.

Police confirmed that the man arrested was an off-duty officer from the Richmond Police Department.

No charges have been filed as police are still investigating the incident.

The officer was immediately placed on administrative leave.

His name and rank were not released.

No injuries were reported.

It is unclear if there is any property damage at this time.

No further details were immediately made available.


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