Teen Shot Outside Powell Street BART Station Survives, Suspect Still on the Loose

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San Francisco police are still looking for the person who gunned down a 19-year-old man on Saturday evening. Meanwhile, police say the teen, who had been suffering life-threatening injuries, will survive.

On Saturday, at about 7:15 p.m., the cops were called out to the 800 block of Market Street on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim laying at the entrance of the BART station with multiple gunshot wounds, says Officer Gordon Shyy.

Witnesses reportedly scattered to the underground portion of the station, attempting to hop the next train. Others fled to the nearby Westfield Mall. Police quickly closed down the BART station and riders were evacuated, according to press reports.

Some of those near the scene described the incident via Twitter:

And more tweets came in:

The suspect also fled the scene. He is described as a black man in his teens or 20s and last seen wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the San Francisco Police Department at (415) 553-8090.




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Dee Dee Russell
Dee Dee Russell

On Market between 8th and 4th Street thugs frolic. Cops know this they already got rid of the chess players and their thug posse. I blame the lack of police patrol they KNOW thugs BART over to loiter at the mall!

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At least SF Weekly gives the perps race!

Tony Koo
Tony Koo

And why was he shot? Must be wearing Jordan's or yeezys

Jeremy Baker
Jeremy Baker

Also the solution is getting back to simple foot patrols. Notice when the two cops stand at 16th street BART, strangely the thugs and crackheads disappear? Let's get a few more of our cops fighting ACTUAL crime and have them walk around a bit. Seems effective.

Jeremy Baker
Jeremy Baker

Yeah I'll get involved with a criminal carrying a gun....since I'm a law abiding person and cannot carry one. Brilliant logic.

Lala Bean
Lala Bean

This is awful. I would like to know where the shooter is from. I'm willing to bet they do not live in this city of San Francisco. Probably Oakland and if you don't like my thought on that I don't care. The only thing I can think of is that teens and those in their 20's these days do not have the opportunity but as older folks have at their age. No jobs no money. What they need to do is move out of California. Its one of the most expensive states in America. And I'm willing to bet that everyone just stood there and most people did not want to get involved even if it meant calling the police anonymously on their cell phones. When I compare San Francisco too many other cities in the United States I noticed that people never want to get involved. But what if that was your child or you or your mother or father? Then you want everybody to get involved. Stop looking the other way and do something. With all the activities in San Francisco and people trying to save animals and gay rights and racial equality.. Do something about crap like like this. Anyhow it's late on this? If this was written about you how would you like it hit somebody hit like on your story. Dumbass

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