Man stabbed 3 times in chest in East Village

SAN DIEGO — Police Monday were searching for a man suspected of stabbing a man three times in the chest in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood.

It happened around 8:50 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 13th and F streets, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.

Few details were immediately available, but the 39-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed multiple times, Buttle said.

A description of the suspect was not immediately released.

Anyone with information about the attack should contact SDPD Central Division detectives at 619-531-2000.

We will update this developing story as we learn more.