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Stabbing in Jamacha-Lomita leaves 2 dead, 1 injured; 1 arrested

Police investigating a deadly double stabbing in the Jamacha-Lomita area.
Posted at 8:47 AM, May 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 00:04:13-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A man has been charged following a stabbing that left two people dead and another injured in San Diego's Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood early Sunday morning.

According to the San Diego Police Department, 38-year-old Michael Major is charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing death of a 34-year-old man and a 36-year-old man.

The fatal stabbing happened around 2:40 a.m. at a home in the 800 block of Carlsbad Street. Police say when they arrived at the scene, they found the bodies of both men along with a 24-year-old woman who had been injured. The woman was taken to a local hospital and she is expected to survive her injuries.

After questioning witnesses and collecting evidence at the scene, detectives say preliminary information shows there was a gathering of acquaintances at the home. During the gathering, a fight broke out, and in the midst of the brawl, all three victims were stabbed with a knife.

Major was taken into custody for allegedly committing the stabbings and he was booked in San Diego County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.