19-year-old stabbed to death in Escondido

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. — A stabbing in Escondido left a 19-year-old man dead Tuesday night, authorities said.

Around 7:20 p.m., Escondido police received a call about two people fighting near East Washington Avenue and Ash Street.

Officers arrived to find the victim, identified as Alfredo Manzano of Escondido, with a stab wound to the chest. Manzano was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

A description of the suspect was not available. Police say the stabbing is believed to be be gang-related.

Anyone with information was asked to call Det. O’Donnell at 760-839-4756.

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