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A San Francisco teen has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Richmond man, San Francisco police said Saturday evening.

At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, 18-year-old Richmond man Demariee Lewis was shot near the intersection of Osceola Lane and La Salle Avenue, near Hilltop Park.

He was declared dead at the scene.

The 17-year-old man was detained in the Bayview District Saturday evening in connection with the homicide, and was booked into the Juvenile Justice Center, according to SFPD spokesperson Officer Carlos Manfredi.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Sgt. William Braconi or Sgt. Gary Watts at the Homicide Detail at 415-553-1145, or contact the anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444 or send a text message by dialing Tip411.

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