SAN DIEGO – Officers chased down a car that was going at speeds over 100 miles per hour to find a man inside with critical stab wounds overnight Tuesday.
According to San Diego police, sometime before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, a man was stabbed in Belmont Park area in Mission Beach during an altercation. The victim and his friend jumped into a BMW and started heading to a hospital.
California Highway Patrol came upon the BMW speeding east on Interstate 8 and attempted to pull it over. The car eventually stopped in a parking lot off Fairmount Avenue in the Kensington area.
Officers discovered a passenger in the car with stab wounds to the chest. The driver told officers he was trying to get his injured friend to a hospital. The victim was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital in critical condition.
Meanwhile, San Diego Police were at Belmont Park attempting to determine where and how the stabbing occurred. There was no word of any immediate arrests.