Deputies: Man stabbed in Spring Valley fracas; incident could be gang-related

Incident on 9100 block of Kenwood Drive

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. - Authorities said a man was stabbed in Spring Valley after a verbal altercation turned physical Saturday night.

The incident was reported at 8:52 p.m. in the 9100 block of Kenwood Drive, according to Sgt. V.J. Rivera with the San Diego County Sheriff's Lemon Grove Station.

Four men were involved and all wore dark clothing, Rivera said.

"The victim got into a verbal confrontation with one of the suspects after the suspect kicked the victim's car, then it turned physical," Rivera said. "During the physical altercation one of the suspects pulled out a knife and cut the victim on the forearm."

Family members took the victim to a hospital for treatment and all of the men were gone when deputies arrived at the scene.

Deputies said the victim's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

According to investigators, the incident could be gang-related.

Anyone with information about this incident was urged to call the Lemon Grove Sheriff's Patrol Station at 619-337-2000, or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. 

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