A 27-year-old woman was stabbed and critically injured at 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday at 21st Street and South Van Ness Avenue, police said. The victim remains hospitalized at San Francisco General.

The victim was sitting in her car on Shotwell Street when two suspects got into the car and stabbed her multiple times while a third suspect looked on.

After the suspects fled on foot, the victim ran to South Van Ness Avenue screaming for help, according to police department spokesman Officer Albie Esparza. Police arrived on the scene after receiving an anonymous call. Nothing was taken from the victim’s car.

The victim did not know the suspects, said Esparza.

According to the SF Weekly, two of the suspects are 25-year-old men. The age of the third suspect is unknown.

As of Tuesday afternoon the suspects have not been located, said Esparza.

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  1. “Suspect no. 1 was described as a 25-year-old Hispanic man wearing blue jeans, a green jacket, and a green hat with an “SF” logo on it; the second suspect was also described as a 25-year-old Hispanic man wearing a white shirt and blue jeans, and was roughly 5-foot-2, police said…”

    1. Mission Local: If the above information about the attackers is available, why are you not reporting it?

      1. To their credit, the information about the attacker is available through the link provided in the article.

        Sadly, those descriptions are so generic, they really do nobody any good.

  2. i was coming from work last night when this was going down! i agree, most likely gang or prostitution related.

  3. The description fits probably 2/3 of the men who live in that area. Do you round them all up? Of course, the missing Campos will say ‘they are really nice guys, trying to get their life together…’

    1. He’s busy fighting that big development in North Beach from what I read. Don’t worry about it, gentrification is the main problem in the Mission, not crime.

  4. lived a lot of years in the mission , moved away , living in middle america , what is going on back home , nobody has respect any more .

  5. The surge in crime started when MUNI was rerouted to South Van Ness.

    The plan was for the reroute to last six months.

    It has been six months of nightmarish noise, buses speeding and blasting their owns as they plow through red lights.

    When are you returning back to Mission St so that South Van Ness can catch a break?

    This street has been neglected far too long.

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