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Multiple people injured in Market Street shooting

Saturday, June 25, 2011
The scene of a multiple injury shooting at Market and Jones Street in San Francisco, sent to ABC7 on Twitter by David Patierno.

The scene of a multiple injury shooting at Market and Jones Street in San Francisco, sent to ABC7 on Twitter by David Patierno. (KGO Photo)

Five people were injured in a shooting near 7th and Market streets this evening, two of them seriously, San Francisco police are reporting.

The 6:15 p.m. shooting on the 1000 block of Market Street, only blocks from the Pride festivities at Civic Center, left three people with non-life threatening injuries, Lt. Troy Dangerfield said. Two people were shot in the leg and one was shot in the buttocks.

Two other victims were shot in the body and are being treated for life-threatening injuries, Dangerfield said.

Police are searching for a suspect described as a black male in his 20s, about 6 feet tall with dreadlocks. It was not clear which direction he was traveling following the shooting.

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