Passenger in white car dies after being shot multiple times leaving McDonald's drive thru on Fillmore/Golden Gate. pic.twitter.com/sfkpgbVlPr— Lilian Kim (@liliankim7) February 22, 2016
A man is dead after a bizarre midday shooting in front of the McDonald's on Fillmore Street near Golden Gate Avenue Sunday.
According to San Francisco Police Department spokesperson Sergeant Anthony Manfreda, police received a ShotSpotter notification at 2:48 p.m. Sunday. As SFPD's Northern Station is located on the same block as the shooting site, officers were quick to arrive, and found a 23-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Manfreda tells the Chron that the victim was in the passenger seat of a white Dodge sedan that was exiting the McDonald's lot when he was shot.
The shooter "approached the passenger side and looked inside before firing...The car could not move because of traffic and was 'a sitting duck,'" they report.
Though the victim tried to escape, climbing out the driver's side door and staggering a few feet, he collapsed on the sidewalk near a Muni stop. He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where he died of his injuries. The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office has since identified the victim as Curtis Cail of San Francisco.
As noted by the Chron, Cail "was one of two suspects arrested in 2012 for the killing of 54-year-old James Earl Lee and the attempted murder of a 27-year-old woman" and "in May 2015, Cail was arrested along with another man for an attempted burglary on the 200 block of Dorset Way in Benicia."
The driver of the car was uninjured, police say. He's been interviewed by police, and is cooperating, they say.
KRON4 reports that the shooter "then got into another car and fled the scene." As of Monday morning, SFPD has said only that the shooter was "a young man wearing dark clothing," and that he fled in a "newer model, grey vehicle" but provided no other details on the suspect. Police are seeking surveillance video of the incident, they say, but no arrests have been made.
The shooting, San Francisco's fifth for 2016, is nothing new for the area, Manfreda tells NBC Bay Area.
"It is in the middle of the afternoon, and there was a lot of pedestrian traffic and a lot of motor vehicle traffic," Manfreda says. "So, it was very brazen. Unfortunately, it's not the first time it's happened here."
SFPD on scene of fatal shooting on Fillmore. pic.twitter.com/xwmcQjCjOE— Christie Smith (@christies_nbc) February 22, 2016
Car involved in fatal shooting on Fillmore towed away. Witness says he heard 5 shots, jumped out of the way. pic.twitter.com/iVRdbDpd40— Christie Smith (@christies_nbc) February 22, 2016