Two teens injured in Western Addition shooting

Two teens were struck by gunfire outside a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood on Thursday night, police said.

The 17- and 18-year-old male victims were in the 1100 block of Fillmore Street near Golden Gate Avenue, shortly before 8:30 p.m. when shots were fired, according to officers.

Police said the 18-year-old victim heard gunshots, saw he had been shot in his side and took off running.

The 17-year-old victim told police that he was standing in a parking lot near the intersection when he was shot in the hand.

Both teens were treated at San Francisco General Hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening, police said.

No suspects have been arrested and the motive for the shooting remains under investigation, according to police.

Bay Area NewsCrimeCrime & CourtsSan Francisco Police DepartmentShootingWestern Addition

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at

Just Posted

After the pandemic hit, Twin Peaks Boulevard was closed to vehicle traffic, a situation lauded by open space advocates. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
New proposal to partially reopen Twin Peaks to vehicles pleases no one

Neighbors say closure brought crime into residential streets, while advocates seek more open space

Protesters rally at the site of a proposed affordable housing project at 2550 Irving St. in the Sunset District on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Ming Vong/S.F. Examiner)
Sunset District affordable housing discussion flooded with ‘scare tactics and hysteria’

Project would provide 100 units, some of which would be designated for formerly homeless families

Members of the Sheriff’s Department command staff wore masks at a swearing-in ceremony for Assistant Sheriff Tanzanika Carter. One attendee later tested positive. 
Courtesy SFSD
Sheriff sees increase in COVID-19 cases as 3 captains test positive

Command staff among 10 infected members in past week

Rainy weather is expected in the coming week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rainstorms, potential atmospheric river expected to drench Bay Area in coming week

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation Multiple rainstorms, cold temperatures some… Continue reading

U.S. Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading was among the highlights of Inauguration Day. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Inauguration shines light in this never-ending shade

Here’s to renewal and resolve in 2021 and beyond

Most Read