SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on three people shot at a popular San Francisco park (all times local):
A man who witnessed a shooting at a busy San Francisco park says it happened after about half a dozen men started shouting and acting threateningly on a park’s bridge.
He says some of the men wore bandannas that covered all but their eyes.
The man identified himself to the San Francisco Chronicle (https://bit.ly/2upRn54) only as Hatter. He says several park regulars confronted the group and that he approached them to make sure everything was OK.
He says that as he got close someone shouted that the group had guns and a second later one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired at least six rounds.
Hatter says two people directly behind him were struck by bullets.
He says he escaped with only an injury, possibly from “shrapnel,” to his leg.
A San Francisco General Hospital official says a man shot at a popular San Francisco park remains in critical condition.
Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew says another man has been released and that the third victim, also a male, is a minor. He wouldn’t provide any other details.
San Francisco Police Officer Grace Gatpandan says police are looking for at least one gunman who opened fire at a packed Dolores Park and then fled.
Gatpandan says the shooting happened at a bridge connecting the park to the street.
Witnesses say the park was packed at the time of the shooting with families and tourists who ran seeking cover.
San Francisco Police Officer Grace Gatpandan says police are looking for at least one gunman who opened fire at a park and then fled.
Gatpandan says three people were injured in the shooting at a bridge connecting the park to the street and that one of them has life-threatening injuries.
San Francisco police advised people to stay away from Dolores Park right after the shooting but lifted that advisory two hours later.
A witness says the park was packed at the time of the shooting with families and tourists.
Antonia Juhasz says she saw someone running off with a handgun and two people bleeding profusely before emergency workers carried them away on stretchers.
A woman was sitting a popular San Francisco park when she says she heard a burst of gunshots and saw a person holding a gun and running.
Antonia Juhasz says the park was packed with families and tourists Thursday and that she started yelling, “It’s actually a gun, it’s actually a gun!” to get people’s attention.
She says it was a terrifying moment because people were not reacting, possibly thinking the blasts were fireworks. She says once people realized gunshots were erupting, they started running in a panic.
Juhasz says she saw someone running off with a handgun and two people bleeding profusely, who emergency workers carried away on stretchers.
Police say three people were shot and transported to hospitals but didn’t release other details.
Police say three people were shot at a popular San Francisco park.
The San Francisco Police Department says people should stay away from Dolores Park, where the shooting happened Thursday afternoon.
It says the three shooting victims are being transported to the hospital. Police gave no other details.
Dolores Park sits on a hill in the Mission Districts and it’s a popular destination for locals and tourists who come to sunbathe and take in the city views.
It’s across Mission High School.
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