Tenderloin shooting leaves man fighting for his life 

One man is fighting for his life after being shot multiple time in a shooting in the Tenderloin.

A second man -- an innocent bystander -- was also wounded in the shooting, but he is expected to survive.

Both men were shot near the intersection of Ellis and Jones streets 7:45 p.m. Saturday. The reason behind the shooting -- and if one of the victims was the intended target -- is unknown.

San Francisco police say one victim, whose age is unknown, was shot multiple times in the upper body. He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A second man, 78-year-old was shot in the foot. He was an innocent bystander, according to police. He was also transported to the hospital with in juries that are not considered to be life threatening injuries.

Police do have a suspect in custody and say they have recovered a weapon. Additional information was not immediately available.

akoskey@sfexaminer.com

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