Teralta West stab victim rushed to hospital with knife in head

Attack occurred in 4200 block of Marlborough Ave.

SAN DIEGO - A 39-year-old man was stabbed in the head in San Diego's Teralta West neighborhood Saturday morning but is expected to live despite having the knife still embedded in his head when police reached him.

The stabbing happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 4200 block of Marlborough Avenue, said San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick.

The victim had a knife sticking out of his head when police found him, Battrick said.

Police said he was taken to a hospital for treatment but his injury was not life-threatening.

A man identified by the victim as the stabbing suspect was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, Battrick said.

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