Man collecting recyclables grazed by bullet

November 22, 2011 1:56:43 PM PST
A man was grazed in the neck by a bullet that was fired at him while he was collecting recyclables in San Francisco's Hunters Point neighborhood early this morning, police said.

The shooting was reported at about 12:05 a.m. near the intersection of West Point and Middle Point roads.

The 49-year-old victim was shot from an unknown direction and then driven by a friend to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injury, which is not considered life-threatening, police said.

No arrests had been made in the case as of this morning.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

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