Officer-involved shooting near Market St. under investigation

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in the area of Market and 5th Streets on Tuesday evening.

Around 5:09 p.m. officers received reports of a fight. One person involved was reportedly armed with a knife.

Police arrived to find a man brandishing a knife. During the incident, an officer-involved shooting happened on the 800 block of Market Street.

Authorities say officers used less-lethal weapons and a sheriff’s deputy used a taser on scene.

Officials were able to take the suspect into custody. He was taken to a hospital to receive treatment for his gunshot wound.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

An active investigation is underway.

During the incident, the Powell St. BART Station was temporarily closed and trains were not stopping. Service has since resumed.

If you have any information about the incident, you are asked to call police at 1 (415) 575-444.

More information will be released at a later time.

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