A San Francisco man tried to stop thieves from breaking into cars along the Embarcadero in broad daylight on Wednesday and was shot at.
The Good Samaritan shouted at two men who were pulling luggage out of a car, then followed them as they barged into another car and began to take pictures. It was then that one of the thieves pulled out a gun and shot him, the witness said.
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“Inaction leads to this action,” the man, who wished to remain anonymous, told KRON4. “I heard gunshots he pointed him at me and cocked him and I jumped behind the car I was standing next to and that’s when they are got into their car and I got up and started screaming for people to stop them, ”the man said. noted.
The witness was not injured and the victims of the car theft returned hours later to find nothing.
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A second Good Samaritan found some of the left luggage, contacted the victims, and they left to retrieve what was left.
As for the police response, people whose cars were broken into were asked to complete a police report online. The witness who was shot was also asked to complete an online police report, but he called 911 a second time, they agreed to send an officer to meet him.
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The San Francisco Police Department’s crime dashboard shows 5,682 burglary reports so far this year. This is a decrease of 0.6% compared to the same period last year.
Fox News has reached out to the Mayor of London Breed, as well as the SFPD for comment on this story, but has not had a response at the time of publication.