SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man was struck with an axe in the abdomen in San Francisco’s waterfront area Saturday afternoon during an argument, police said.

The 27-year-old victim was hanging out with four other men on Powell Street north of Bay Street shortly before 3:20 p.m. when an argument broke out, police said.

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One of the suspects then brought out an axe and struck the victim in the abdomen. The victim was taken to a hospital with a deep cut but is expected to survive his injuries, according to police.

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The suspects fled in a vehicle and no arrest had been reported as of Monday morning.

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