Police investigate apparent gang stabbing in Clairemont: Man stabbed 3 times in the back

Incident reported on Genessee Avenue

SAN DIEGO - A 30-year-old man suffered a stab wound in San Diego's North Clairemont neighborhood Friday morning, police said.

The victim walked into a house in the 4800 block of Genesee Avenue just before 12:45 a.m. and said he had been stabbed, a man who lives at the home reported, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

The victim said a man walked up to him and issued a gang challenge, sparking a scuffle in which the victim was stabbed three times in the back, Stafford said. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds, he said.

The suspect was a Latino with a shaved head who was driving a gold car, Stafford said.

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