2 Dead in Shooting Near Pinterest HQ: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

At least two people have been killed, and another person wounded, in a shooting in San Francisco close to the headquarters of Internet giant Pinterest, reports ABC7.

Here’s what you need to know…

1. 2 People Lie Dead

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SFPD have confirmed that two women have been killed in a shooting in the city’s South of Market neighborhood. Another man was shot, he is reported to be in stable condition in hospital.

The shooting happened here at Located here at 888 Brannan St in San Francisco at Victoga jewelry store.

2. A Gun Man is Now in Custody

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One gun man is reported to be in custody according to KTVU.

Police Chief Greg Suhr told reporters that investigators do not have a motive right now for the shooting, but that it did not appear as if this was the first time the suspect had been in the building.

3. The Gun Man Was Arrested, Covered in Blood

When police arrived on the scene after the call of shots fired in progress came across, they encountered one of the gunmen, covered in blood. After a frantic search around the area, the suspect fired on the officers. SFPD did not return fire but eventually apprehended the man.

Police Chief Greg Suhr said that the man ran out of ammunition and surrendered to police. He further added that police didn’t return fire because it is standard practice for officers to seek cover first before returning fire.

4. Police Are Swarming All Over the Area

SFPD have officers on scene at various addresses on Brannan Street where the shooting is reported to have happened. Two blocks are shut down around the area according to NBC Bay Area.

Businesses in the area primarily IT and start ups.

KTVU reports:

A SWAT team and other police units were searching the area this afternoon for a possible second suspect.

5. Local Businesses Have Been Placed on Lockdown

Victoga has mixed reviews from Yelp:

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Victoga is reported to be a secure store that only takes customers by appointment only.

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