O ne in­jured when shots fired at San Fran­cisco’s gay pride fes­ti­val

Metro USA (Boston) - - NEWS -

A spec­ta­tor was shot in the arm af­ter a dis­pute at San Fran­cisco’s an­nual gay pride fes­ti­val es­ca­lated into gun­fire on Satur­day, po­lice said.

Po­lice re­sponded to re­ports of gun­shots in the United Na­tions Plaza area of down­town San Fran­cisco as the first day of the city’s two­day gay pride cel­e­bra­tion was wind­ing down.

“The in­ci­dent is be­lieved to have started when sev­eral groups of men, un­re­lated to the PRIDE event, got in a ver­bal ar­gu­ment near or in­side the venue,” San Fran­cisco Po­lice said.

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