Police seek suspect in Western Addition shooting

Police are seeking a man who entered a Western Addition home on Friday evening and shot an occupant before leaving the scene.

The incident occurred on the 1300 block of Steiner Street between Eddy and Ellis streets around 7:30 p.m. when the suspect, a man in his twenties, shot a 29-year-old man in the leg with a handgun.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction and the victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening wounds.

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.

Here’s why we usually don’t include suspect descriptions in crime reports.

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