April 19, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say officers have shot and wounded man after they say he pointed a gun at them during a foot chase.
A police spokesman says officers were on Dakota Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday for a car being towed when they received a report of a man with a gun.
When officers chased the suspect, they say he turned toward one of the officers with a gun in his hand, prompting police to open fire.
The suspect, who has not been named, was hospitalized with non-life threatening wounds.
Police have not released additional details about the incident.
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