SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — On Tuesday evening a 43-year-old woman was found shot near a homeless encampment in San Francisco, a police spokeswoman said.
The unidentified victim was in the area of the encampment located on the 2800 block of Cesar Chavez Street beneath the U.S. Highway 101 overpass around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Someone fired shots in her direction wounding her in the thigh.
The woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where she received care. The victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Gatpandan said witnesses told officers that six male suspects in a black sedan were spotted at the scene during the shooting. Investigators are still trying to determine whether it was a drive-by shooting or if the shooter was on foot. It is also unclear if it was a random or targeted shooting.
According to police, witnesses around were not cooperative with the investigation.
No suspects have been arrested at this time.
Police are continuing to investigate and have asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact San Francisco police at 415-837-7395.
Bay City News contributed to this report.