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Man stabbed Gaslamp convenience store customer with box cutter, police say

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-27 13:56:07-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — One man was arrested and another man was injured after a violent argument at a Gaslamp convenience store.

San Diego Police say a customer at the 7-11 store at 515 5th Ave. was causing a disturbance at about 9 a.m. Saturday. Another customer confronted the man inside the store and the confrontation escalated into a fight.

At one point, the 31-year-old suspect stabbed the 52-year-old victim in the left side of his abdomen, police said.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries and police arrested the suspect, though their identities were not released.