05/21/04 04-49

05/21/04 04-49

  PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE


May 21, 2004
04-49


Subject:     San Francisco Police Seeks Witnesses in Buchanan Street Shooting


San Francisco police are seeking witnesses in a shooting that occurred early today, Friday,

May 21, on the 1000 block of

Buchanan Street
next to the EllaHillHutchCommunity Center at approximately   In that incident, there was an argument between four individuals resulting in the victim being shot several times.

Three suspects were reported fleeing the scene northbound toward

Golden Gate Avenue
.  The victim was able to run southbound onto
McAllister Street
, where help was summoned.  The suspects are described as black males, one wearing a black jacket.

Any one who saw the incident transpire or who has any knowledge of the persons involved is urged to call the Confidential Tip Line at 575-4444.  Anonymity is guaranteed.

For more information, please call:

Public Affairs Office
553-1651