SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police in San Francisco arrested a man late Thursday night in connection with a deadly shooting in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood earlier in the day.
According to authorities, the suspect is connected to a fatal shooting in the area of Market and Jones streets around 10:10 a.m.READ MORE: UPDATE: Many in East Bay Still Without Power
Responding officers found a man, later identified as 43-year-old Howard Dixon of San Francisco, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Dixon was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but later died.
Police said homicide investigators took over the case and released a crime alert to officers to help locate and identify the suspect.READ MORE: Menlo Park Man Stabbed at Party
Around 11:55 p.m. Thursday, police said officers with the Narcotics Detail found the suspect near 8th and Howard Streets, several blocks away from the shooting scene. The suspect, identified as 49-year-old Leonard Lee Colvin of San Francisco was booked into the county jail on suspicion of murder.
Police said Colvin was on parole for a previous conviction of voluntary manslaughter.MORE NEWS: One Dead, Three Wounded In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Oakland's Uptown Neighborhood
According to jail records, Colvin is being held without bail. It was not immediately known when he would appear in court.