SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 73-year-old man in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood shot a burglary suspect in the knee late Sunday night, police said.

At about 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, the victim was in his home in the 700 block of Bay Street, near Ghirardelli Square, when he heard an intruder in his home.

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He grabbed his handgun, exited his bedroom, and then headed downstairs to see who was in his home, according to police.

The victim shot the suspect, described as a man in his 50s, in the knee and then guided him out of his residence, police said.

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San Francisco police found the suspect about a block away and took him into custody.

The suspect suffered a gunshot wound to the knee that is not considered life-threatening, police said.

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