SAN DIEGO - A 47-year-old man was hospitalized Friday following a stabbing in downtown San Diego's East Village neighborhood, police said.
Dispatchers received a call around 11:55 p.m. Thursday from a person who reported finding the victim lying on a sidewalk on 16th Street between K Street and Imperial Avenue, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.
Officers responded to the area, located the 47-year-old man and discovered that he had been stabbed at least once in the lower back, Heims said.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening, the officer said.
No suspect descriptions were immediately available.
Detectives from the San Diego Police Department's central division were investigating the circumstances leading up to the attack.