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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Driver Crashes Into Police Car While Cops Were Helping Shooting Victim

Posted By on Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 8:12 AM

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Last night ,police were assisting a man who had been gunned down in the Mount Davidson Manor neighborhood when an unidentified driver crashed the crime scene, literally. 

Officer Albie Esparza says the incident started at about 8:16 p.m. when police were called to Portola and Santa Paula on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found a 20-year-old man lying next to a white vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. Police later learned the victim had actually been shot about a mile away at Manor and Ocean Avenue.  

While police were assisting the victim and dealing with the crime scene. a driver collided with one of the police cars with an officer inside. It was not clear whether anyone was injured in the collision. 

A for the shooting scene, police say the victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive. The shooter was described as a black man in his 30s, wearing a dark hoodie. He was last seen in a white vehicle fleeing the crime scene, Esparza says. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact SFPD anonymously at 415-575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at start of message.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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