Man Stabbed In The Neck While Sleeping At Mission District Gas Station

A man was stabbed in the neck late Tuesday night as he was sleeping by a gas station in San Francisco’s Mission District neighborhood, police said.

The 54-year-old man was sleeping on the grounds of the gas station on South Van Ness Avenue near Cesar Chavez Street shortly before midnight when a male suspect approached and stabbed him with a knife, police said.

Officers said the victim did not provoke the suspect.

The victim was taken to a hospital with a stab wound to the neck that does not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

Police said no suspects have been arrested yet and that the motive for the stabbing remains under investigation.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

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