Suspect Hospitalized after Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot after Hit-and-Run near Clement Street

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 12, 2023) – Friday afternoon, a hit-and-run collision on 14th Avenue left a driver and a suspect hospitalized. Authorities responded to the collision around 12:00 p.m., in the area of 14th Avenue and Clement Street. Police reported that a BMW collided with a vehicle and sideswiped another car before fleeing the scene. According to witnesses, the suspects inside the vehicle were wearing ski masks. Eventually, police managed to locate the suspect’s vehicle in the area of 15th Avenue and Geary Street. Officers spotted three people exiting the vehicle and fleeing on foot. About 15 minutes later, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area. Upon arrival, they discovered one of the suspects with a self-inflicted gunshot wound which appeared to be an accident. Paramedics transported the victim from the initial collision to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The male suspect was also rushed to a hospital with a life-threatening wound. At this time, the two other suspects remain at large. Those with additional information about the 14th Avenue hit-and-run are asked to contact the authorities at 415-575-4444. Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.
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