Man stabbed several times in Mid-City parking lot

Posted at 1:20 PM, Jul 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-29 16:20:38-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - One man was critically injured Saturday after he was stabbed multiple times while sitting in his vehicle.

San Diego Police said the 66-year-old victim was his vehicle parked in the 1700 Block of Euclid Ave. just after 10 a.m. talking with a 50-year-old man in the passenger seat.

The two men began arguing when the 50-year-old stabbed the victim in the torso several times with a knife. The suspect then got out of the vehicle and began walking away toward Federal Ave. and Euclid Ave.

The victim began driving toward Paradise Valley Hospital when he saw two officers and stopped to tell them what had happened. The man continued driving toward the hospital while officers followed, according to SDPD.

The victim has been transferred to another nearby hospital. No update was given on the extent of his injuries.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. 

SDPD asks anyone with information on the incident to call the department at 619-531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at  888-580-8477.