Drive-by shooting in Potrero Terrace strikes one

A 26-year-old man was struck by gunfire Wednesday evening during a drive-by shooting at the Potrero Terrace housing projects, police said.

The man was standing on the 1800 block of 25th Street, between Connecticut and Wisconsin streets, when he saw a black truck or SUV with the shooter in it heading eastbound on 25th Street, police said.

The victim heard three shots and was hit once in the right forearm around 7:11 p.m., police said. He was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

The shooter wielded a semi-automatic handgun. The vehicle he was in was last seen headed east on 26th Street.

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