Man, 67, stabbed twice during fight with acquaintance behind San Marcos Market

Victim transported to Palomar Medical Center

SAN MARCOS, Calif. - An investigation was under way Wednesday in San Marcos, where a 67-year-old man was stabbed two times during a fight with an acquaintance in the alley behind San Marcos Market.
   
Deputies were called to 228 W. Mission Road at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego County sheriff's Detective Benny Cruz. Once there, they found the victim had two stab wounds to his upper torso, he said in a statement.
   
Paramedics took the victim to Palomar Medical Center. His wounds were not life-threatening, Cruz said.
   
The assailant fled before deputies arrived.
   
Anyone with information about the stabbing was asked to call the sheriff's department at (858) 565-5200.

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