An officer-involved shooting occurred near Gough and Ellis streets in San Francisco this morning, police said. Police have released few details about the incident, but a fire dispatcher said the fire department was notified of the shooting shortly before 8 a.m. and that one person was taken to a hospital. Peter Gorman, who lives on Ellis near Gough, said he heard two shots then a rapid succession of five to 10 shots. He later went outside with his dog to see what had happened and found the street filled with police.
As of 8:30 a.m., several blocks of Gough Street were cordoned off and commute traffic was backed up. A gray Honda sedan inside the crime scene appeared to have crashed into a parked car. A San Francisco police patrol car was stopped in the middle of the street inside the taped-off area. The shooting happened near Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, but a woman answering the phone there said the school was not affected and that she didn’t believe any students were involved.
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