SAN FRANCISCO — (Scroll Down For Video) — A man was struck by gunfire when teenagers arguing at a crowded gay pride event in drew guns, police said. The shooting caused chaotic scenes as dozens of people ran away screaming.
The shooting happened about 6 p.m. local time when police were investigating reports of shots fired in the vicinity of United Nations Plaza, near the city’s Pride festivities, said San Francisco police spokesperson Carlos Manfredi.
The person caught in the crossfire was a 64-year-old man, who worked as a vendor at the event, according to AP. He sustained an injury into his arm and was hospitalized. His condition is stable.
The shooting occurred at around 6 pm local time on Saturday. In the video shot by a witness four shots can be heard followed by screams.
At least 6 suspects were detained by authorities.
The incident is believed to be unrelated to the pride weekend celebration.