Police investigating after SF police shot burglary suspect near Oracle Park

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Saturday, May 8, 2021
Shooting near Oracle Park shuts down streets in San Francisco
A shooting near Oracle Park has shut down streets in San Francisco. SFPD said the shooting occurred at 12:48 p.m. on Varney Place near 3rd Street.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Authorities are investigating after a San Francisco police officer shot a burglary suspect near Oracle Park on Friday afternoon.

It happened on Varney Place near the intersection of Brannan and 3rd streets around 12:48p.m.

The officer was not hurt.

Police said in a press briefing that officers not in uniform were investigating an auto burglary when the shooting occurred.

Two other suspects in the car drove off.

Investigators have not said what provoked the shooting.