Shovel attack ends in fatal stabbing

January 21, 2011 7:55:30 PM PST
San Francisco police are investigating a deadly fight between a man with a shovel and another with a knife near Fillmore and Page streets Friday morning.

Witnesses say the two men were in a heated argument around 11 a.m. when one of them began beating the other with a shovel. Then, the man being hit pulled out a knife and stabbed the man with the shovel to death.

The shovel victim was taken to the hospital.

Police say there is a homicide investigation underway.