SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco on Tuesday have been investigating a capturing involving a safety guard and an alleged shoplifter outdoors of the Burlington Coat Manufacturing unit retailer at fifth and Howard, based on authorities.
Whereas SFPD initially didn’t have any info on the incident, there have been stories on social media relating to a capturing on the intersection of fifth and Howard shortly earlier than three p.m.
At across the similar time, the SFMTA was reporting that a non-Muni collision on the intersection was inflicting delays and will result in some strains being rerouted.
KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez posted a photograph from the scene of the capturing on Twitter shortly earlier than four p.m.
Crime scene investigators could possibly be seen putting proof markers within the space in entrance of the shop that was cordoned off with police tape.
Police later confirmed that officers have been referred to as at about 2:37 p.m. relating to the capturing. Upon arrival, they discovered that a safety guard on the Burlington Coat Manufacturing unit situated on the intersection had shot an alleged shoplifter 3 times.
Authorities stated the individual shot, a 32-yr-previous male, had been shot 3 times in his decrease extremities. Police stated the person was in essential however secure situation with non-life threatening accidents.
KPIX 5 will report further particulars on the incident as they turn into out there.