Gunshot victim drives himself to hospital after Bayview shooting

A 23-year-old man drove himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his side late Wednesday, police said.

The man was seated inside a parked car with a friend at Whitfield Court and La Salle Avenue in the Bayview when an unknown man walked up, asked if they had drugs and then opened fire into the vehicle, police said.

The victim was struck on the side of his torso around 8:45 p.m., police said. He and the passenger did not have drugs.

The wounded man drove himself to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive.

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