San Francisco, California – Authorities said an attempted robbery in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood left a 54-year-old man wounded.
According to police, the incident occurred at 7:18 p.m. in the neighborhood of Fourth and Clara streets. The victim was shot by a suspect after refusing to hand over his cellphone to him. The suspect fled the area after the shooting.
The victim’s injuries were said to be non-life threatening. However, he was transported to a hospital for treatment and is expected to recover soon.
A detailed description of the suspect was not provided by authorities, and it was only said that he appeared to be in his 30s.
The San Francisco Police Department is asking anybody with information about the shooting to call the department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444.