A 15-year-old boy was shot to death on Monday in the Sunset District of San Francisco, CA. The teen was driving a white two-door sedan in the early afternoon near Golden Gate Park, on Sunset Boulevard and Kirkham Street. The Shooting occurred near a high school, and the school was placed on lockdown right after the incident took place. The victim of the shooting was not a student at the high school and all has been cleared at the school.

Uninjured passenger could help solve the crime

Luckily there was only one passenger in the vehicle at the time of the shooting.

The passenger is a 16-year-old boy and he was not injured during the crime. The 16-year-old is working with the San Francisco police to help figure out who did the shooting and if it was a random act of violence or a planned attack.

When help arrived at the scene on Monday afternoon, the 15-year-old driver was rushed to a nearby hospital. At first, police said the wounds were not life-threatening but the victim died shortly after arriving at the hospital. According to CBS San Francisco, the car that the 15-year-old was operating was riddled with bullets, and at least five rounds were discovered on the driver's side of the vehicle. The identity of the victim has not yet been released to the public.

San Francisco Police Officer Robert Rueca had the following to say about the fatal shooting: "Right now it appears this victim may have been targeted, and so we don't have information that this was a random act. There was a 16-year-old passenger in the victim's car, and hopefully, they'll be able to help us begin piecing information about this incident."

Sunset District

The Sunset District of San Francisco is an extremely populated area, but it's not really considered a high-crime section of the city.

Monday's deadly shooting has shocked those who live there and have many people on edge. With the shooter still at large, police are asking for help from anyone who may have information on the case.

Authorities have not said why, but they do seem to believe that the shooting wasn't a random occurrence. The next couple of days will be spent interviewing witnesses and looking at any video surveillance that may be out there.

Police are asking that anyone who has information on the crime to call the San Francisco Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with "SFPD" in the message.

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