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.

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.

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

© Copyright 2016 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  1. ZumaMom says:

    Some of my family members went to SF about a month ago for a 4-day visit.
    For various reasons, they said they will never go back.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s