Shots Fired on Muni, 19-Polk Rerouted (updates)

Update (3:50 p.m.): Via SFMTA, the 19-Polk has resumed its regular operation in the area of the Potrero Hill shooting.

Update (3:42 p.m.): Via KTVU, victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Update (3:34 p.m.): ABC 7 and CBS are both reporting that the victim was a male, not a female.

Original post: The San Francisco Police Department reported that three men boarded the 19-Polk this afternoon and allegedly fired multiple shots into the bus. The Muni driver took the victim to the hospital. From the SFPD:

On 06-06-13 at 2:14 pm a shooting occurred in the Bayview District. Three black males, unknown ages, all approximately 6 feet tall, boarded a Muni bus (19 Line, Inbound) in the area of 25th St/Wisconsin St. The males exited the bus and multiple shots where fired into the bus. A female passenger was struck and driven to SFGH by the Muni driver. The victims age, race, and injury condition is unknown at this time. No further suspect description is available at this time. There are no suspects in custody.

Road Closure: Wisconsin St from 25th St to Carolina St.

We were also notified via Twitter:

From @NikkiMedoro:
Shooting reported on a Muni bus near 25th and Wisconsin in Potrero Hill area. Bus 19 re-routed.

And from @KTVU:
#UPDATE: Female passenger shot on #Muni bus at 25th and Wisconsin. #Muni driver drives victim to #SFGeneral. Condition unknown.

We’ll update you as we receive more information. Stay safe out there, everyone.

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