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19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight in Escondido

Posted at 6:24 AM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 09:37:23-05

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) - A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight in an Escondido neighborhood Tuesday.

Escondido police officers were called to the area of Washington Avenue and Ash Street, near Lena's Liquor, at around 7:20 p.m. to respond to a report of two men fighting.

When officers arrived, they found Alfredo Manzano with a stab wound to his chest. Officers treated Manzano until paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital.

According to police, Manzano died from his injuries a short time later.

A description of the suspected attacker was not immediately available. Police believe the incident is gang-related.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Escondido police at 760-839-4756.