Shooting in front of school area in San Francisco wounds 4: Media reports

Three people have been injured in a shooting in front of two schools in the United States city of San Francisco, according to media reports.
Three people have been injured in a shooting in front of two schools in the United States city of San Francisco, according to media reports. PHOTO: GOOGLE MAPS

SAN FRANCISCO - Four people have been injured in a shooting in front of two schools in the United States city of San Francisco, according to media reports.

The incident occurred in front of the June Jordan School for Equity, and City Arts and Tech High School, CBS News reported.

The news station also quoted a San Francisco Unified School District (SFPD) spokesman as saying that the shots were discharged at around dismissal time.

SFPD said that three teenagers, all students of June Jordan, were shot in the carpark.

One victim is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, CBS reported. The other two have non-life-threatening injuries.

Later, CBS quoted the police as saying that one more student wounded in the shooting had gone to the police, bringing the total number of injured people to four. They did not know his condition.

The schools were put on lockdown for about 40 minutes, CBS added.

CBS also reported that a parent heard six gunshots and saw four people taken to hospital.

The police has so far only confirmed that there is one victim. They are searching for four male suspects, who are currently at large.