(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed on Polk Street in early morning shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed on a busy stretch of Polk Street early Saturday morning, according to police.

The gunman shot the victim with a handgun at around 2:23 a.m. on Polk Street between Sutter and Post streets in an area known for its nightlife scene.

The suspect, described as a 27-year-old man, has not been arrested.

Police said the victim died at the scene.

No further details were immediately available from police.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 23-year-old Victor Sosa, a San Francisco resident.

According to a GoFundMe account set up for Sosa, the suspect shot at Sosa three times in his back while Sosa was in his car.

Sosa’s family is seeking donations to pay for his funeral and had raised $1,300 as of this afternoon. The GoFundMe page can be found at https://www.gofundme.com/64mm6ps.

Bay City News contributed to this report

mbarba@sfexaminer.com

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