Man Struck by Metal Pipe in Fight Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

September 5, 2018 Updated: September 5, 2018

A man suffered life-threatening injuries when another man hit him with a pipe during an altercation in San Francisco’s Mission District on the morning of Sept. 4, police said.

The attack was reported at about 9:15 a.m. in the area of 15th and Caledonia streets.

A suspect, believed to be in his 30s, struck the 47-year-old victim with a metal pipe and then fled, according to police.

The victim was taken to a hospital and an update on his condition was not immediately available.

The suspect remains at large. Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.

By Dan McMenamin