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San Francisco Police Department Releases Photos of Alleged Subway Shooters

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San Francisco (AP) — San Francisco police shot and killed one person on a subway train on Thursday, injuring another, and fled when the train historically stopped in the city's Castro district. I was looking for. LGBTQ neighborhood.

San Francisco police released a still image from a surveillance video of a man they portrayed as a person of interest late Wednesday and asked anyone with information to contact the authorities. ..

The unidentified man is believed to have shot dead a 27-year-old man and injured a 70-year-old man when the train left the summer resort. , The police said.

The injured was a bystander who was taken to the hospital with a knee injury, said San Francisco supervisor Myrna Melgar, including the Forest Hill district. ..

She said witnesses reported three or four bullets and a "hot verbal discussion" between the suspect and the deceased victim. She said the suspect started running with other passengers when the train stopped.

Rafael Mandelman, supervisor of the Castro district, said the victims and suspects seemed to know each other.

"It's cold comfort, but it doesn't look like it was random," he said. "It would have been even more scary to get on the train and start shooting. This was scary enough."

Authorities said the shooting was a future pride. Although not related to the event, death made a sullen start to the celebration when members of the LGBTQ community were experiencing heightened threats, including protests. At the library where drag queens are reading to children. The station, which has run out of suspects, is located in the heart of San Francisco's famous Castro district, which is internationally known for its LGBTQ activities.

"There are horrific incidents across the country and even in the Bay Area, so people are nervous and I'm sure this won't help. People need to be vigilant," Mandel said. Man said.

This shooting is believed to be the first shooting on a train with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (also known as Muni). The agency operates most of the city's public transport, including trains, buses, trams, and San Francisco's iconic cable car.

"The incident this morning is anxious and is another reason why we have to do more to prevent gun violence," Melgar said in a statement. .. "There are too many guns in our society, and verbal discussions are escalating to meaningless death in a young life."

Transportation spokesman Erica Kato said. He said he did not know the number of passengers, but said that the overall number of passengers was about half that before the pandemic. She said the number of passengers to downtown San Francisco was even lower.

Filming takes place just four days before the San Francisco Pride Parade. This parade usually attracts thousands of people from all over the world.

Still, there was little traffic on the sidewalk on Wednesday morning.

"I've never heard of this here," said Deeno Nasher, Manager of Castro Smokehouse. "Pride is this weekend and they're trying to be as safe and secure as possible, so it's a kind of concern for this neighborhood. For this to happen, it's kind of hunting them down."

San Francisco Police Department Spokeswoman Officer Catherine Winters said all Muni train and subway stations have cameras and police are checking the footage.