Sunday, 17 January 2021

At least five people are injured in shooting outside a grocery store in San Francisco

 At least five people have been injured after gunfire broke out in San Francisco on Saturday night. 

The shooting unfolded just before 9.30pm near Eddy and Taylor streets in the city's Tenderloin District, police say.    

All five victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.   


Five people were injured after gunfire broke out in San Francisco's Tenderloin District on Saturday night, police said

Five people were injured after gunfire broke out in San Francisco's Tenderloin District on Saturday night, police said 

Footage showed a heavy police presence at the scene with multiple fire engines and medics on hand. All five victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries

Footage showed a heavy police presence at the scene with multiple fire engines and medics on hand. All five victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries

Police rush to shooting outside a grocery story in San Fransisco
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Police released an updated statement confirming 'firearms have been recovered'

Police released an updated statement confirming 'firearms have been recovered' 

No information on the suspect was released, but police have confirmed 'firearms have been recovered.'  

According to social media reports, an armed suspect was 'on the run' after opening fire outside a grocery store downtown. 

Witnesses reported seeing 'four to five' people being struck in the gunfire.


Footage showed a heavy police presence at the scene with multiple SFFD engines and medics standing by. Multiple intersections were cordoned off by authorities. 

'No suspect information is available at this time,' SFPD said in a statement. 'This an active and ongoing investigation in the early states.' 

Police later released an update saying: 'This investigation is active and we have 5 shooting victims. Preliminary information is all victims suffered non- life threatening injuries. 

'Firearms have been recovered and SFPD Night Investigations Unit (NIU) has assumed the lead role in the investigation.'

Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD tip line at (415) 575-4444.

The shooting took place outside a grocery story near Taylor and Eddy streets just after 9.30pm

The shooting took place outside a grocery story near Taylor and Eddy streets just after 9.30pm 

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