Arrest made after San Francisco man killed during break-in, police say

A man in San Francisco has died after being fatally shot during a break-in, according to police.

Around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, San Francisco police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Willard North on reports of a break-in. Upon arrival, they discovered a 42-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim died at the scene, officials said.

Police arrested 50-year-old Lev Tikhomirov of San Francisco and charged him with homicide and felon in possession of a firearm, officials said. Public records indicate Tikhomirov is the owner of the residence that was broken into.

Tikhomirov was later found and arrested in the 800 block of Bryant Street.

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The victim has not been named at this time.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact SFPD at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with "SFPD." Anonymous reporting is available. 

Police said despite an arrest being made, the investigation remains open.