Boy shot on SoMa sidewalk in downtown San Francisco; suspect in custody 

A 16-year-old San Francisco boy was shot on the sidewalk in the South of Market neighborhood late Saturday, San Francisco police said Sunday.

The shooting took place at about 10 p.m. on Heron Street near Eighth Street, according to SFPD spokesman Sgt. Mike Andraychak.

The boy was hospitalized and is expected to survive, Andraychak said.

A 20-year-old man was arrested and a gun was recovered, Andraychak said.

Police are investigating whether the shooting was gang related.

aburack@sfexaminer.com

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