2 Wounded In Afternoon Bayview Shooting

2 Wounded In Afternoon Bayview Shooting
Members of the community gathered at the scene afterwards. | Photo: Hoodline Tipline
By Meaghan M. Mitchell - Published on January 29, 2018.

This afternoon at approximately 2:45pm, a man and an elderly woman were shot at Mendell Plaza in the Bayview near Third Street and Palou Avenue.

According to CBS5, police heard shots before arriving on the scene, where they found two people suffering from bullet wounds. Both victims were transported to a hospital, but no word on their condition was released.

An anonymous eyewitness told Hoodline that the shooting followed an altercation between two men that escalated when one produced a gun and shot at the other. 

Police are asking the public to avoid the area as they investigate.

Anyone who has information about this incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

If you've seen something newsworthy, text your tip and a photo to 415-200-3233, or email [email protected]