A male suspect shot by a U.S. Park Police officer near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park on Tuesday night remains hospitalized Wednesday afternoon with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. near the park, located along Beach Street between Van Ness Avenue and Hyde Street.
San Francisco police initially responded to the park and determined that a shooting between a U.S. Park Police officer and a suspect had occurred. The U.S. Park Police officer was not injured, police said.
San Francisco police officers were able to recover a firearm with an extended magazine at the scene.
Officers were also able to locate a second suspect and arrested the person on suspicion of possessing a firearm and possessing a firearm with a large capacity magazine. Police have not released the name of either suspect.
Police have not said what led up to the shooting. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call San Francisco police at (415) 575-4444 or to send a text message to TIP411 and begin the message with “SFPD.”