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Man stabbed to death in East Village

Posted at 11:40 PM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 12:41:12-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man died Monday evening after being stabbed on a street in the East Village, San Diego police said.

According to police, officers responded to reports of a stabbing near Market Street and 11th Avenue around 5:56 p.m. Officers arrived to find a man lying in the street with traumatic injuries to his upper body. The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, police said homicide investigators determined that the victim and another person were involved in an argument that escalated and led to the stabbing. The suspected attacker fled the scene on foot.

The victim was not identified but was described as a white male in his 40s to 50s, police said on Tuesday.

Police described the suspected attacker as a black male in his 20s who was last seen wearing burgundy pants, a red hooded sweatshirt and black undershirt. He was also carrying a black bag.

Anyone with information is urged to call the SDPD Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.