Update: Suspect arrested in San Francisco Tenderloin fatal shooting

CBS San Francisco
CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Aided by eyewitness descriptions, San Francisco police have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred on the streets of the Tenderloin Saturday morning.

The shooting took place at about 10:20 a.m. in the 100 block of Leavenworth Street.

Responding police officers administered medical aid to the victim and paramedics soon arrived. The man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, but died shortly after arrival. His identity was not released pending notification of next of kin.

Witnesses of the shooting directed police officers to a potential suspect in the area. The suspect was eventually located in the 300 block of Turk Street and detained after physically resisting the officers.

The suspect was identified as Joe Walls, 28, who was transported to San Francisco County Jail and booked on a charge of homicide.

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