Man shot in thigh over gambling debt


A man was shot in the thigh over a gambling debt in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said.

The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Turk Street at 2:55 a.m.

The 26-year-old man got into an argument with a suspect over a gambling debt and during the argument the suspect pulled out a gun and shot him in the leg, police said.

The suspect ran away and the victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a gunshot wound not considered life-threatening, police said.

Police released no description of the suspect, who remains at large.

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