Shooting on Geary Boulevard sends man to hospital

A shooting near two popular music venues on Geary Boulevard in San Francisco early Friday morning sent a man to the hospital, police said.

The shooting was reported at 1:45 a.m., according to police. The 48-year-old victim was driving in the 900 block of Geary, near the Fillmore and the Boom Boom Room, when he encountered the suspect, police said.

The two exchanged words and the victim drove around the block when the suspect fired at him, according to police. The suspect fled on foot.

The victim, a 48-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with injuries that weren’t thought to be life-threatening.

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