9 victims affected but no dead in mass shooting in Mission District

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several victims were hit by bullets in a mass shooting in the Mission district of San Francisco on Friday night, but authorities said there were no fatalities.

“We can confirm there are 9 gunshot victims – all are expected to survive their injuries,” the San Francisco Police Department said in a tweet.

Police said there were no ongoing threats and the shooting “appears to be targeted and isolated”.

The city’s Department of Emergency Management posted an earlier tweet asking people to avoid the 24th Street and Treat Avenue area.

Police said officers responded to the shooting shortly after 9 p.m., KPIX-TV reported.

The victims were taken to hospital but their condition was not immediately known, KPIX-TV reported.

Police did not immediately report making any arrests.

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