Man shot in the back
during Richmond District robbery
By Matt Wynkoop, Bay City News Service
March 16, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - Police report that a man in his
20s is in serious but stable condition at San Francisco General
Hospital this morning after he was shot during an attempted robbery
in the Richmond District.
According to a San Francisco police operations officer, two armed
male suspects attempted to rob the man, who was walking near the
intersection of Sixth Avenue and Balboa Street, at around 1:15
Police said the victim attempted to take a gun away from one
of his assailants before turning to run away. One of the suspects
then shot the victim in the back.
The two suspects were reportedly last seen headed south of the
scene toward Golden Gate Park, police reported.
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