Gunman holds up TV reporter, station security guard fires shots in San Francisco

San Francisco Police are investigating the robbery of a television reporter in which a security guard fired shots at the assailants.

Police say that incident occurred about 8 p.m. Friday in a high-crime neighborhood of the city. Police say that a person walked into San Francisco General Hospital a short-time later with gunshot wounds. They are investigating whether there's a connection to the robbery.

KRON4 reported on its Web site ( that reporter Jeb Bush handed over his equipment after he and the station's security guard were accosted by two armed men. Bush then took cover and the security guard opened fired on the two men. Bush and the security guard were unharmed.

The holdup is the latest in a series of robberies of San Francisco Bay Area news crews.


Information from: KRON-TV.