Police are searching for an archer who shot arrows at a homeless encampment in the San Francisco Bay Area, striking two men in the abdomen.
The East Bay Regional Park District police said Saturday the victims were hit by arrows around midnight in Richmond, a working-class suburb east of San Francisco. Police say the attacker was someone the victims knew.
Sgt. Gretchen Rose said the victims were staying at the encampment along the San Francisco Bay Trail but their attacker did not live there.
She said one victim was additionally hit in the leg.
Both men were taken to the hospital, where one underwent surgery. They were listed in stable condition.
The incident took place at an encampment located near the San Francisco Bay Trail in Richmond, Califorinia, on Saturday
Rose said the victims were familiar with the suspect, but don’t know his name.
Authorities are looking for the suspect, who is described as a black man in his early to mid-20s, approximately 5ft 6in tall, weighing about 130 pounds, with an athletic build.
Investigators describe the suspect as 'clean cut' with short curly black hair and brown eyes, according to KPIX-TV.
He was last seen wearing a gray or blue heavy jacket with white fleece and an old blue backpack.
He was also said to be riding a purple Cannondale bicycle.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department Tip Line at (510) 690-6521.