Fatal Afternoon Stabbing In Hayes Valley

A man was stabbed to death yesterday afternoon in Hayes Valley on Hayes Street between Franklin Street and Van Ness Avenue.

At 2:06pm, police from Northern Station responded to the scene and discovered a 48-year-old man suffering from stab wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene; his identity has not been released.

No suspect was identified, but police say the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who has information about this incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

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Fatal afternoon stabbing in hayes valley