A 22-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed in the back and arm in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, police said.
Officers received a report of a stabbing near the intersection of Hyde and Eddy streets at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
According to the police investigation, the victim and a man in his 50s were engaged in an argument. The suspect then took out a knife and stabbed the victim in his arm and back.
The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The suspect fled the scene on foot and has not been arrested.
Early this morning, San Francisco police responded to another stabbing about a block away from the location of the first stabbing.
In that incident, a 36-year-old man was walking on Eddy Street near Larkin Street at about 4:10 a.m. when he became involved in an altercation with another person.
The suspect stabbed him with a knife in the lower back and lower leg.
Police said the victim was transported to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
According to police, the victim has not been cooperative in the investigation and the suspect has not been arrested.
The motive for the two stabbings remains under investigation.
Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News