NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) - Three men are facing attempted murder charges after police said they sprayed a South Bay man with a fire extinguisher and stabbed him.
The suspects, identified as a 23-year-old National City resident, a 30-year-old Chula Vista resident, and a 24-year-old Imperial Beach resident, assaulted the man just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, National City police said.
The men sprayed a National City man with a fire extinguisher before stabbing him in the area of East 6th Street and B Avenue, according to police. They then got into a vehicle and fled the scene.
The victim was brought to a local hospital where he is in stable condition Wednesday, NCP said.
Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle and stop it a short time later. One of the suspects fled the car on foot while the other two men remained behind and were taken into custody, police said.
A police K-9 located the suspect who fled the vehicle and arrested him. He was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for the bite from the police K-9.
All three men have been booked into San Diego County Jail for attempted murder and other charges, NCP said. The motive behind the attack is unknown.