A man suffering from four gunshot wounds was transported to the hospital in non-life threatening condition Wednesday morning. Police report that the shooting occurred at 4:17 a.m. near the intersection of 16th and Shotwell streets, where the 39-year-old victim had been sitting in his car when an unidentified man walked up to the driver side and fired approximately six shots, hitting the victim a total of four times. The suspect is believed to have fled the scene in a black SUV, and police said the man then headed toward Oakland on Highway 101. No arrest has yet been made.

Early Morning Burglary

At 3 a.m. on Wednesday, a 36-year-old woman woke up to an unidentified man standing in her bedroom of a residence near 18th and Church streets. The woman yelled at the invader, who quickly fled on foot. The woman reported a stolen cell phone, and police have not made an arrest.

A Burning Flag

The San Francisco Fire Department and police officers responded to reports of a fire near the intersection of 22nd and Hampshire streets at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday. Upon arriving at the scene, they found that an American flag belonging to a 30-year-old man had been set ablaze. Police report that the flag, a pole that it was attached to, as well as the stairway and a handrail at the victim’s residence were burned, but no suspect was found.

Crime is trauma and the county offers different services. Here is a link to a page of services.

Victims of violent crime can also contact the Trauma Recovery Center at UCSF.

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