SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police officers in San Francisco on Friday were at at the scene of a homicide at a North Beach apartment building that left a woman dead and a man in custody, according to authorities.
Multiple San Francisco police units were gathered at the building on the 1800 block of Powell Street as of 12 p.m., KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez learned.READ MORE: UPDATE: Evacuations Ordered After Wildland Fire Erupts Near Santa Cruz County Prescribed Burn
At around 11:30 a.m., officers initially responded to a report of a domestic incident at the building, police said.
Inside, they found a woman who was not breathing and unconscious. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The incident was in a building near the intersection of Powell Street and Filbert Street across from Washington Square Park and near Columbus Avenue in North Beach.READ MORE: CHP Pursuit Ends With Crash, AC Transit Bus Into West Oakland Home
Authorities said one woman was confirmed dead in the homicide. Police said a man has been arrested in connection with the fatal incident.
Powell Street appeared to be blocked off for the investigation.
BREAKING: Homicide in SF. Authorities say a woman is dead and a man was arrested in connection with a homicide inside the apartment building in the 1800 block of Powell St. pic.twitter.com/VJY5goLusn
— Joe Vazquez (@joenewsman) December 18, 2020
Police did not offer any additional details regarding the homicide.MORE NEWS: COVID: Bay Area Airports, Tourism Industry Gears Up As Rules Loosen For International Travelers
The Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify the victim.