SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man is dead after he and a woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of a street in San Francisco’s Bayview District Sunday night, police said.

The two victims were found about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Brussels Street, Officer Albie Esparza said.

Both were alive at the time they were found, but the man, possibly in his 20s, whose name was not released, was unconscious, Esparza said.

They were both transported to San Francisco General Hospital where the man succumbed to his injuries about midnight, police said.

The woman’s condition was unknown but was considered life-threatening, Esparza said.

The motive for the crime was unknown and remained under investigation, police said. There are no suspect descriptions available yet.

Police said the incident was being treated as a homicide.

Anyone with information on the case can call anonymously at (415) 575-4444 or texting TIP411 and leading with SFPD in the message.

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