Two San Mateo County residents have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in the Mission neighborhood Monday morning.
David Salgado,19, and Giovanni Sandoval, 19, were arrested shortly after the incident, which took place around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of 17th and Mission streets, in front of a taqueria.
According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim, who was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, was on his way to work when he was shot.
The victim, whose name was not released, is expected to survive.
The suspects believed the victim was “throwing” gang signs, according to police. The victim is not a known gang member.
It is believed that either Salgado or Sandoval drove up to the victim, shot the victim in the back, and fled. Both were arrested based on descriptions provided to police. A gun was also recovered in the suspects' car.
Salgado and Sandoval have been charged by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office with attempted homicide, carrying a concealed weapon and a loaded weapon, and participation in criminal street gang. They remain in custody, police said.
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