The incident occurred around 9 p.m. during a party hosted by a clothing store near the intersection of 24th Street and Treat Avenue.
A mass shooting in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday night left nine people wounded in what authorities believe was a deliberate and isolated attack
Initial reports from the San Francisco Police Department indicated that all the victims were expected to survive their injuries. However, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital later revealed that one victim remained in critical condition as of Saturday afternoon. Another individual was in serious condition, while four were in fair condition, and three had already been discharged. The hospital disclosed that the victims comprised eight men and one woman, aged between 20 and 34.
Police Chief William Scott condemned the violence as “unacceptable” and stressed the importance of feeling safe in San Francisco. He assured the public that investigators were actively working on the case and announced plans for increased police presence in the affected community.
The shooting took place during the celebration of Dying Breed’s sixth anniversary
The clothing store, located near the intersection where the incident occurred, had organized a block party, as announced on their Instagram account. However, the store declined to provide any comments when contacted.
The Mission District, named after the historic Mission Dolores, is renowned as one of San Francisco’s oldest neighborhoods. Once predominantly Latino, the area has undergone gentrification in recent years while maintaining its vibrant atmosphere with numerous restaurants and shops.
Mayor London Breed expressed gratitude for the prompt response of first responders and highlighted that no lives were lost in the incident. She acknowledged the community’s concerns and emphasized ongoing efforts to uncover the details and motives behind the shooting, promising to share information as soon as possible.