Man seriously wounded in early morning Chinatown shooting

A man was shot and seriously injured in a Chinatown shooting early Tuesday morning, according to San Francisco police.

The victim, a 27-year-old man, told police he stepped out of a building in the 700 block of Pacific Avenue just after 3 a.m. when he spotted the suspect, a man in his early 20s.

The suspect shot the victim multiple times in the legs with a handgun and then fled in a gray sedan, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition, police said.

No arrest was reported in the shooting as of Tuesday morning.ChinatownCrimeSan Francisco Police DepartmentSFPDShooting

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