An Elk Grove man who was stabbed near Candlestick Park Sunday afternoon after an argument with two suspects is expected to survive, San Francisco police said.
The victim, a 27-year-old man, was standing on Harney Way approximately 500 yards west of Jamestown Road around 1:30 p.m. with a group of five friends when the two suspects approached, according to Sgt. Michael Andraychak.
The suspects began taunting the victim about sports teams. The stabbing victim was wearing a Dallas Cowboys T-shirt, according to Suzy Barrera, a friend of the victim.
"It was just trash talking about sports," Barrera said. "The men thought it would be fun to antagonize my friend," Barrera added.
Then one of the two suspects pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the torso, causing life threatening injuries, Andraychak said.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Two friends of the victim then ran after the suspects and the girlfriend of the victim tried to flagged down security, Barrera added.
The suspects were arrested a few minutes later at Blanken Avenue and Executive Park Boulevard, but their identities have not yet been released. Andraychak described them as a 22-year-old male from Daly City and a 30-year-old male from San Francisco.
Andraychak said the victim and his attackers were all 49ers fans an had planned to attend the game.
Police identified the suspects as a 30-year old San Francisco man and a 22-year-old Daly City man.
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