2 stabbings reported 20 minutes apart

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stabbingSAN DIEGO – Two people suffered non-life-threatening wounds Saturday in separate stabbing attacks that happened less than 20 minutes apart in San Diego, police said.

Officers responded at 5:42 p.m. to a report of a stabbing at 7th Avenue and C Street in the Core-Columbia area, said San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

They found a man in his 30s who had been stabbed four times in the abdomen, he said.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment and investigators were on the lookout for a suspect described as a black man in his 40s who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and wore a black suit when last seen, Stafford said.

At 5:59, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 3000 J Street in the Stockton neighborhood and found a woman who had been stabbed in the back, he said.

“The exact location of the incident is unknown and there is no suspect description at this time,” Stafford said.