A man in his 20s was fatally shot in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood early Tuesday morning, according to police.

San Francisco police received calls shortly after midnight, reporting gunshots heard in the 900 block of Ellsworth Street, near the San Francisco Housing Authority's Alemany Boulevard property.

Police and fire units responded to the scene and located the victim with at least one gunshot wound to his chest.

The victim, identified as Richard Wells, 27, was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:38 a.m., police said.