1 dies on Great Highway, 1 hospitalized following San Francisco shootout
SAN FRANCISCO - One man died early Thursday morning on the Great Highway following a shootout and another man was taken to the hospital and is expected to live, San Francisco police said.
Police were called out just before 1 a.m. to the 4600 block of Irving Street to respond to reports of a shooting, Officer Robert Rueca said.
Police discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and he was arrested there, too, in connection with the shooting, police said.
Another man then fled the scene "after an exchange of gunfire," Rueca said.
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Police then got a report of a car stalled on the Great Highway near Skyline Boulevard.
There, they found the second man in his car suffering from a gunshot. Officers tried to save him, but he died.
A KTVU crew saw the man's car getting towed away from the scene. The car had a Cincinnati, Ohio license plate.
No motive was given and neither man was identified.
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