Man Killed In Shooting Near Union Square

Early Monday morning, a man was fatally shot about a block away from Union Square, police have reported.

The incident occurred at 4:41am near the intersection of Mason and Geary streets when the victim, a 35-year-old male, was wounded by gunfire. Although he was transported to a hospital for treatment, he succumbed to his injuries.

No arrests have been made in the case, and police did not release any other details regarding the victim or his assailant.

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.

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Man killed in shooting near union square