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Two men were injured in a late-night shooting in the Mission District on Thursday, the police report. The first victim, a 52-year old man, was in front of a house near 26th Street and Treat Avenue at 10:10 p.m. when he saw a man of unknown age shooting in his direction with a handgun. The victim was struck by gunfire.

Another man, a 43-year-old, was walking in the area when he saw the suspect in a car driving westbound on 26th Street. The suspect left the car and began shooting in the man’s direction. The second victim ran away and later saw that he too had been shot. The suspect fled in an undescribed vehicle westbound on 26th Street.

Both men were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The police have not made an arrest.

Crime is trauma and the county offers different services, which can be found hereVictims of violent crime can also contact the Trauma Recovery Center at UCSF.

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Joe was born in Sweden, where the Chilean half of his family received asylum after fleeing Pinochet, and spent his early childhood in Chile; he moved to Oakland when he was eight. He attended Stanford University for political science and worked at Mission Local as a reporter after graduating. He then spent time in advocacy as a partner for the strategic communications firm The Worker Agency. He rejoined Mission Local as an editor in 2023.

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