Police respond to a stabbing near 15th and Mission streets on Wednesday April 24, 2019 (Laura Waxmann / S.F. Examiner)

SFPD responds to stabbing on Mission Street

Police blocked off the area during the evening rush hour

A stabbing during the Wednesday evening rush hour along Mission Street left two men injured, with one in critical condition, according to police.

Police and a witness on scene near 15th and Mission streets said the stabbing occured at around 5:30 p.m., during a physical altercation between the two men.

Police cordoned off about a half-block area on Mission Street where at least a half dozen police cars and an ambulance had converged.

Emergency officials were asking people to avoid the area, and the San Francisco Police Department’s Night Investigations Unit was on the scene.

This is a breaking news story. Check back later for updates.

S.F. Examiner Staff Writer Michael Barba contributed to this report.

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