The man, who police described as being between 45 and 50 years old, was shot shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the area of Taylor and North Point streets, said Sgt. Michael Andraychak.
He was conscious and breathing when he was found, and was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
There were no arrests and no suspect description is available, Andraychak said.
Anyone with information is aske dto call the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip at TIP411.