Man sent to hospital after stabbing in Chollas Creek
SAN DIEGO — A man was stabbed in his stomach early Sunday, as he got out of his car to assist friends he saw being chased by a group of men, but police said he is expected to live.
The incident occurred at 12:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Polk Avenue, San Diego Police Department Sgt. Robert Heim said. That location is in the Chollas Creek neighborhood of eastern San Diego.
The victim, 23, was stabbed in the left side of his stomach and was transported to the hospital for treatment, Heim said.
Heim said four suspects last were last seen driving south on Winona Avenue in a blue van, and were sought for the stabbing.
One suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s with long hair down to his neck and wearing a white shirt and black jeans.
The second suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s with a normal build, short hair and wearing black clothing.
The third suspect was also a Hispanic male in his 20s, thin and wearing a polo shirt and jeans.
The fourth suspect, also in his 20s, was wearing black clothing and shorts.
Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580- 8477.
The incident was being investigated by San Diego Police Mid City detectives.