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Man stabbed to death in El Cajon alley; police investigating

Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-10 14:29:20-05

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) -- An El Cajon man was arrested for murder after police say he stabbed and killed another man in an alley.

According to police, the incident happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of North Second Street.

The victim’s wife told officers she, her husband and another man were in their car in an alley when her husband got into an argument with a man outside the vehicle and was stabbed.

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The victim’s wife and the man inside the car rushed the victim to the hospital where he later died, police say.

After speaking with witnesses, police identified a suspect, who was later arrested around 9: 30 a.m. near Wells Park.

Citing an ongoing investigation, police say they aren’t releasing the names of the victim and suspect at this time.

It’s unclear what led to the stabbing and whether or not those involved knew each other.