Unrealted shootings injure six people in SF

April 12, 2009 1:48:26 PM PDT
San Francisco police are investigating two unrelated shooting incidents in the city that happened within 10 minutes of each other this morning and left six people hospitalized.

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The first incident was a drive-by shooting reported at about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Mission Street and Excelsior Avenue, according to police.

Two men were fired upon by a suspect in a vehicle that then fled the scene. The victims suffered gunshot wounds, but they are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

No information about the suspects or the vehicle was available as of 7 a.m., according to police.

Another shooting was reported at 2:07 a.m. and hospitalized four men, a 22-year-old, a 23-year-old, and two 29-year-olds, police said.

The shooting happened in the 500 block of Florida Street, according to police.

The victims saw a suspect, only described as a man between 20 and 25 years old, firing at them, police said.

After realizing they were shot, two of the victims transported themselves to San Francisco General Hospital, while the other two victims were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

All four victims were reported to be in stable condition this morning, according to police.

No arrests have been made in connection with either shooting as of 7 a.m., police said.

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