police-light-bar1.jpgA man was critically injured in a stabbing that occurred during an altercation in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sunday evening, police said today.

The stabbing was reported at 7:33 p.m. near 21st and Folsom streets.

The 26-year-old victim got into a fight with four suspects and was stabbed in the torso and arm, police said. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening.

The suspects, all men between 20 and 30 years old, fled and had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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