An attack from a group of assailants left a man dead Friday night, fatally stabbed in San Francisco's Civic Center area.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the male victim was attacked by five suspects at 9:30 p.m. Friday, at the intersection of Fulton and Hyde Streets, between the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library and the Asian Art Museum.

Following the altercation, the victim was left with stab wounds from a weapon police describe only as "a knife."

He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. As of publication time, he had yet to be publicly identified by San Francisco's Medical Examiner. The suspects in his slaying remain at large, and no arrests have been made.

This case marks San Francisco's 48th homicide for the year. In comparison, there were 52 total homicides in SF at the end of 2015, 45 homicides in 2014, 48 in 2013, 68 in 2012, and 50 in 2011.

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