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18-year-old arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man near Twin Peaks

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An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly stabbing a 29-year-old man during a verbal dispute at a Forest Knolls home on Thursday. | Source: Isaac Ceja/The Standard

An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man at a home in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls neighborhood early Thursday, police said.

Officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of Warren Drive between Locksley Avenue and Devonshire Way around 1:45 a.m. and found a 29-year-old man suffering an apparent stab wound, the San Francisco Police Department said. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police did not have an update on his condition Friday.

The suspect, identified as James Martos, was located nearby and taken into custody. He was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, according to San Francisco County jail records.

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Police said another individual at the scene told investigators the suspect had gotten into a verbal altercation with the victim prior to the stabbing.

The Forest Knolls neighborhood wraps around Mount Sutro and is just south of the University of California San Francisco’s Parnassus Campus.