Stabbing Victim Found Lying on Downtown Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

A stabbing victim found lying tonight on a sidewalk at O’Farrell and Larkin streets in downtown San Francisco was pronounced dead minutes later at a hospital, according to a police spokesman.

San Francisco police responded at 8:24 p.m. to a report of a man stabbed at the intersection and located the victim, who was down on the sidewalk, stabbed in the chest, police Officer Albie Esparza said.

The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital but was pronounced dead at 8:48 p.m., Esparza said.

Police have no suspect information or description, he said.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to contact police anonymously at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip about it to TIP44 with SFPD at the start of the message, police said.

Jeff Burbank, Bay City News

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