Skip to main content

San Francisco Shooting Suspect Arrested After Man Killed

Written by Garrett LeahyPublished Dec. 29, 2022 • 4:01pm
An SFPD vehicle sits in the Mission Police Station in San Francisco. | Camille Cohen/The Standard

San Francisco Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing another man in the Richmond, the department announced Thursday.

Police identified the suspect as Lev Tikhomirov, 50, who was arrested on the 800 block of Bryant Street and booked into SF County Jail after officers developed probable cause during their homicide investigation .

Officers had encountered the victim after responding to reports of a break-in around 4:32 a.m. Wednesday at the 100 block of Willard North, and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, who later died at the scene.

The Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as Seid Seidov, 41, of San Francisco.

SFPD said the investigation continues.

Garrett Leahy can be reached at

A pair of handcuffs on a wooden surface.

San Francisco Man Arrested on Suspicion of Elder Abuse in Muni Attack

A red and gray bus

San Francisco to Reroute Buses For Annual Catholic Pilgrimage

Students hold up a banner that reads "Rise Up for Palestine."

San Francisco Public Schools Investigate Pro-Palestine Group After Parent Complaints

The San Francisco Police Department announced Friday it is offering a $25,000 reward for information about an August shooting which left a 22-year-old man dead.

Police Offer $25K Reward for Info on San Francisco Shooting

view of buildings at Crissy Field

Trans Sex Worker Killed Client at Crissy Field After Dispute Over Her Gender, Feds Say