19-year-old survives shooting in Mission district

A 19-year-old man was injured in a shooting early Sunday morning while talking with a friend on a Mission district street corner.

The incident occurred at 1:40 a.m. at 18th and Mission streets, according to San Francisco Police  Department Sgt. Michael Andraychak. The victim and his friend were standing outside when the suspect walked up, pulled out a gun and started shooting, Andraychak said, adding that the victim and his friend ran to 18th and Valencia streets. The suspect fled.

The victim was treated for his injuries, which were not considered life-threatening. No arrest had been reported as of late Sunday, and no suspect description was immediately available. The incident is not believed to be gang-related, Andraychak said.

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