Victim Stabbed From Behind by Suspect in Mission District

San Francisco police are investigating the stabbing of a man in San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday night.

According to the police investigation, the victim, a 38-year-old man, was on Shotwell Street between 15th and 16th streets around 9:15 p.m. when a person approached him from behind.

The suspect stabbed the man in the shoulder with a knife, according to officers.

Police said the victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction prior to officers arriving on scene and he remains at large.

Police did not report that any of the victim’s personal belongings were stolen during the attack and are continuing to investigate the motive for the stabbing.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

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