Fight At San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Leaves Man Near Death

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he fell and hit his head after being punched by another man at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The fight occurred at about 4 p.m. Saturday in the first block of Jefferson Street.

The two men got into a fight and the suspect punched the other man, causing him to fall, according to police.

The 43-year-old victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, police said.

Police responded to the scene and arrested the suspect, a 31-year-old man whose name has not yet been released.

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