Man shot at San Francisco’s gay pride festival

Man shot at San Francisco’s gay pride festival

During the annual gay pride festival in San Francisco gunshot appeared, leaving one man injured.

During the annual gay pride festival in San Francisco gunshot appeared, leaving one man injured.

According to police, a dispute appeared at the parade and one of the spectators, a 64-year-old man was shot in the arm.

The gunshot took place in the United Nations Plaza area of San Francisco’s city center. Police reacted to the report immediately. They stated that the gunshot appeared after several man were involved in a dispute during the festival.

The incident is believed to have started when several groups of men, unrelated to the PRIDE event, got in a verbal argument near or inside the venue,

– said the spokesperson for San Francisco police department in a statement.

When the first day of two-day gay celebration was winding down, several gunshots appeared, injuring a 64-year-old bystander in the arm. The man was hospitalized to San Francisco General Hospital, despite the injury wasn’t serious. His condition was reportedly stable.

According to police, the dispute wasn’t related to Pride events. It was just several young men, who started arguing. Later one of them pulled out a gun and fired several times.

Some of spectators shared videos of the gunshot on Instagram. According to the videos, when the shots rang out, people started screaming and running away from the scene.

Police officers detained several possible suspects on Market Street, after the shooting took place around 6 p.m.

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