BREAKING: Police Investigate Possible Gunfire at San Francisco Hospital …UPDATE: Remnants of M80 Explosive

The initial report today was a barrel bomb exploded at San Francisco General Hospital.
Later reports are suggesting it was a shooting.

Police have blocked off the area and are investigating.

Possible shooting.
SFGate reported:

 

Reports of shots fired at San Francisco General Hospital prompted a heavy police response from scores of officers from multiple agencies Thursday afternoon, police said.

Just before 2 p.m., someone called police, reporting hearing something sounding like gunfire at a building at 900 Potrero Avenue, said Officer Giselle Talkoff, a San Francisco police spokeswoman.

Officers and sheriff’s deputies were searching the building. Around the same time the shots were reported, someone reported a loud noise coming from a generator at the building, Talkoff said.

More… Building 80 of San Francisco Hospital…

UPDATE—-
It was an M80 explosive…
Patch.com reported:

Initial reports from the hospital were that a large boom was heard and possible shots fired. Some people evacuated, while most workers and patients sheltered in place.

Police and sheriff’s deputies performed a methodical search of the hospital, where they found remnants an M80 type explosive.

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