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1 killed, another injured in stabbing in San Francisco’s SoMa

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San Francisco homicide detectives are leading the investigation into the double stabbing. | Source: Michaela Vatcheva for The Standard

Two people were stabbed, one fatally, in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood on Thursday morning.

Police responded to the area of Mission and Washburn streets near Ninth Street around 5:37 a.m. and located two victims, a 45-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman, suffering from apparent stab wounds, the San Francisco Police Department said. Officers rendered aid and summoned paramedics to the scene.

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Homicide detectives are investigating the double stabbing that occurred near Mission and Washburn streets on Thursday. | Source: Google Street View

Both victims were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Despite the lifesaving efforts of first responders and hospital staff, the man died from his injuries.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said on Tuesday it has identified the man as 45-year-old Brandon Mitchell.

No arrests have been made at this time. Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.