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Woman killed in Excelsior District shooting

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A woman was shot and killed in the 4500 block of Mission Street Thursday morning. (Nuala Sawyer/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco police are responding to fatal shooting in the Excelsior District this afternoon.

A woman was shot in the 4500 block of Mission Street around 11:12 a.m. by a male suspect who then fled the scene, according to Officer Joseph Tomlinson.

The woman was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where she died of her injuries, Tomlinson said.

The block was cordoned off this afternoon and investigators appeared to be focusing on a black sedan parked in front of 4543 Mission St.

The owner of a laundromat across the street, who declined to give a name, said police were retrieving surveillance video footage.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

-Nuala Sawyer and Ida Mojadad contributed to this report

Investigators appeared to be focusing on a black sedan after the fatal shooting in the 4500 block of Mission Street. (Nuala Sawyer/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

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