Safeway safety guard shot by shoplifter in San Francisco


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The person who was shot at a San Francisco Safeway on Saturday was a safety guard making an attempt to cease a shoplifter, the San Francisco Police Division stated on Monday. The sufferer suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Police have been known as to the shop, situated at 4950 Mission Road, simply after 6:00 p.m. for the report of a taking pictures. Officers discovered the sufferer and offered earlier than he was taken to a hospital.

SFPD stated that officers discovered the suspect making an attempt to flee on a Muni bus. He was arrested and recognized as 50-year-old Andre Brown.

Brown was booked for theft, tried murder and a number of different felonies. He was additionally needed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for gun costs.

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Safeway offered a press release to KRON4 concerning the incident:

We’re troubled by this incident, which is beneath investigation by the San Francisco Police Division. We’re totally cooperating with the police by providing any info that may help with their investigation.

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