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2 stabbed, 1 shot as SF rings in new year

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Two men were stabbed on New Year’s Eve and a third was shot before dawn on Monday as San Francisco rang in 2018, according to police.

In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, San Francisco police found a 45-year-old man in the middle of a Mission District street suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso at 4:44 a.m.

Police said a 28-year-old woman shot him with a handgun at 17th and Capp streets, but had not made an arrest as of Tuesday.

The man is expected to survive.

On New Year’s Eve, police said a man was stabbed in the back during a “big fight” in Fisherman’s Wharf.

An unidentified witness told police she saw a 30-year-old man knock the victim to the ground and stab him shortly after 11 p.m.

The 24-year-old victim had just walked out of a convenience store on Beach Street between Powell and Mason streets.

Police said the victim ran away without realizing he had been stabbed. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

No suspect has been arrested.

Earlier on New Year’s Eve, a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the neck during an argument in the Tenderloin.

The stabbing happened at 5:54 p.m. on Ellis Street near Jones Street. Police said the victim was following the suspect before the argument started and spit in the suspect’s face.

The man is expected to survive. No suspects have been arrested.


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