26-year-old man shot and killed in the Mission

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in the Mission district early Sunday morning, police said.

The man, later identified by the medical examiner’s office as San Francisco resident Hector Salvador, was near the intersection of 16th and Hoff streets around 2:10 a.m. when he was shot dead with a handgun, authorities said.

Salvador was taken to an area hospital with gunshot wounds to his torso but pronounced dead, police said.

The male shooter is unknown at this time. Police are investigating the killing as the 46th homicide of the year.

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