Two men stabbed hours apart at same San Diego location

Posted at 5:32 AM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 08:33:45-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Two men were stabbed in separate fights that happened hours apart at the same City Heights location, police said.

The first incident happened after 5 p.m. near the corner of Van Dyke Boulevard and University Avenue.  

A 23-year-old man was stabbed in the left side of his chest during a fight between two groups of men, according to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department. The victim's injury was considered non-life threatening.

Three hours later, three men walked up to a man and punched him, knocking him out, Heims said. 

The 22-year-old victim awakened to his friends picking him up and noticed he was stabbed in the right shoulder blade, Heims said. His family took him to a hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

The two groups left scene in opposite directions, Heims said.

A description of the suspect in either incident was not available at this time.

Information from City News Service was used in this report.