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63-year-old man stabbed after argument with teen

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Mar 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-18 14:23:07-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A 63-year-old man was hospitalized after being stabbed in Sherman Heights Saturday night.

The stabbing happened on the 2200 block of Imperial Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities say the man was arguing with a 19-year-old when the teen stabbed him in the ribs below his armpit.

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After the stabbing, the suspect fled the scene, police say. The teenage suspect is described as a Hispanic man about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, thin and was reportedly wearing a brown jacket and gray hoodie.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.