San Francisco police investigate possible shots fired near hospital

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 07, 2016 5:55 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police were dispatched on Thursday to investigate possible gunshots fired in the vicinity of San Francisco General Hospital, the city's police department said in a message posted on its Twitter account.

No further information was immediately provided, but the message urged members of the public to avoid the area.

(Reporting by Curtis Skinner in San Francisco, additional reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles, writing by Steve Gorman, editing by G Crosse)