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1 Dead, Several Injured in North Beach Shooting

Written by The Standard StaffPublished Apr. 24, 2023 • 7:18am
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One person died and several people were injured in a shooting in North Beach Sunday night, according to San Francisco police.

A preliminary report from Deputy Chief Raj Vaswani, who oversees the investigations bureau, said the shooting occurred at Columbus Avenue and Broadway just before 11 p.m.

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Vaswani tweeted that while the information he had was still preliminary, there appeared to be "possibly 5 victims, 1 who is deceased."

The deputy chief said that there was no additional information available and that SFPD would continue to work the scene Monday morning.

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