Man Struck in Head With Baseball Bat in Mission District Fight

A man was struck in the head with a baseball bat during a fight in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday evening, police said.

The incident was reported in the vicinity of 24th Street and Potrero Avenue at 8:13 p.m. Friday.

Four males estimated to be between 16 and 20 years old were in a fight with a 36-year-old man when one of the suspects grabbed a baseball bat and struck the older man in the head, according to police.

He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, including a laceration to the scalp and a head injury, police said.

The four suspects fled the scene on foot. They were described as black males who were all wearing blue jeans and red sweatshirts, according to police.

Dave Brooksher, Bay City News

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