Two teens injured in Western Addition shooting

An 18-year-old man and 16-year-old boy were injured in a shooting in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood on Tuesday night, police said.

The shooting was reported at 9:51 p.m. in the 1200 block of Buchanan Street.

The 18-year-old victim said a suspect ran toward him and started shooting, then fled on foot. The 16-year-old victim said he was also struck by the gunfire, according to police.

The two victims were hospitalized but are expected to survive.

No arrests have been made in the case and no suspect information was immediately available from police.

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