Homeless man critically injured after falling on knife

A 51-year-old homeless man was critically injured Friday after he fell on the knife he was holding, police said.

The victim walked into San Francisco General Hospital about 12:28 a.m. to seek treatment for his injury, which he said occurred as he was running with the knife and then tripped and fell on it, police said. The knife reportedly went through the bottom of his jaw into his mouth.

It was unknown when and where exactly the incident took place, and the victim was unable to provide further information.

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