‘Possible gunman’: UN Plaza and San Francisco Civic Center evacuated

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – San Francisco’s Civic Center and United Nations Plaza have been evacuated while police deal with a man who is understood to be armed with a semi-automatic handgun, according to local media.


All motorists and pedestrians have been forced to leave the area.

Fire officials first reported the incident around 12:25 pm on Twitter.

The suspect has been described as “an adult male,” who was seen holding something that may possibly look like a weapon.

There were no immediate reports of any violence, deaths or injuries.