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Police investigating fatal stabbing in El Cajon Tuesday

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Dec 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-13 19:49:14-05

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police in El Cajon are investigating after two people were stabbed Tuesday, leaving one of them dead.

Police were called to the 750 block of East Park around 7:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a fight.

After arriving, police said those involved had left the scene. Minutes later, police found a 17-year-old stabbing victim. The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Police said a second stabbing victim, later identified as 19-year-old Kyle Khamphan, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Police investigating the stabbings say they appear to be gang-related.

Anyone with information is asked to call 619-579-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-580-8477.