SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on a San Francisco police officer shot after exchanging gunfire with a suspect (all times local):
San Francisco police say a shootout that sent schoolchildren ducking for cover wounded one officer, the suspected gunman and four others, including a minor.
Police Chief Bill Scott says officers were responding to reports of a man with a gun in the city’s Outer Mission neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.
He says their investigation led to a nearby business, where officers “made contact with several individuals … and shots were exchanged.”
One officer and five others who were inside the business were shot, including the gunman who fired on police.
San Francisco General Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew says the officer is in fair condition. Of four men who were shot, one is in critical condition, another is in serious condition and two others are in fair condition.
Andrew declined to release the status of a minor who was hit by gunfire.
Authorities say a San Francisco police officer is being treated for a non-life threatening injury after being shot while responding to an incident in the city’s Outer Mission neighborhood.
The San Francisco Police Officers Association confirmed the injury Wednesday but didn’t provide further details.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the officer and a suspect were each shot in the leg during a shootout at about 4:20 p.m.
Witnesses told the newspaper that suspects and police officers exchanged gunfire outside a barbershop.
The officer was being treated at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Hospital officials did not immediately return phone calls.
Authorities say a San Francisco police officer has been shot while responding to an incident in the city’s Mission district.
Police department spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said the shooting occurred around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday. Gatpandan had no further details about the injury or the officer.
Witnesses reported a massive police response to the shooting scene.