San Francisco, California – Two men lost their lives in a shooting involving the San Francisco police on Thursday night, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
According to a press statement published by the San Francisco Police Department early on Friday, officers were sent to the Mission Bay neighborhood near Mariposa and Owens streets for a report of an aggravated assault in progress, and that is when the shooting occurred.
There was no specific information on whether the two men were shot by law enforcement.
One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other one succumbed to his injuries in a hospital. No other injuries were recorded.
The San Francisco Police Department’s Investigative Services Division, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, the SFPD Internal Affairs Division, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Department of Police Accountability are conducting a joint investigation into the shooting.
According to the San Francisco Police Department, as part of their policy on transparency, a town hall meeting will take place about the police shooting within the next ten days.