Police are investigating a stabbing in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Wednesday night that left a man with life-threatening injuries.
Officers responded to the stabbing around 9:40 p.m. in the 100 block of Ninth Street, according to police.
An altercation between the 47-year-old victim and a suspect escalated and resulted in the suspect allegedly stabbing the victim with a knife.
The victim suffered a laceration to the right side of his chest and he was taken to a hospital, police said.
Officers were unable to locate the suspect and a description was not immediately available.
Anyone with information about the stabbing is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.