SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A man is in the hospital after a shooting Sunday evening on a Muni bus in the Mission District, the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) confirmed to KRON4. The shooting happened around 5:51 p.m. near Mission Street and 13th Street.
A witness told KRON4 two men were arguing on the bus when the argument escalated to name-calling, The shooting suspect then challenged the victim to get off the bus to fight, which the victim accepted, the witness said. When they got close to exiting the bus, the suspect allegedly shot the victim.
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SFPD officers arrived at the scene and located the unidentified man with injuries caused by a gunshot, the department said. Medics were summoned, and the victim was taken to the hospital.
The suspect ran away from the scene and remains at large. As of 7 p.m., no details were provided about the suspect.
This is the second violent incident to happen on a Muni bus in the last five days when a 12-year-old allegedly stabbed a 15-year-old on a bus near Union Square.
SFPD says anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and start the message with “SFPD.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.