Trail of Blood Leads Police to Stabbing Victim

A 54-year-old man told officers he was stabbed in the neck after a suspect allegedly jumped him on the streets

By Monica Garske
|  Saturday, Feb 15, 2014  |  Updated 12:11 PM PDT
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Trail of Blood Leads to Stabbing Victim

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A trail of fresh blood led police to a man who had been stabbed in the neck Friday night in downtown San Diego’s East Village area.

According to the San Diego Police Department, police received a call about blood on the ground in the 700-block of Park Boulevard at around 7:45 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they followed the trail and found a 54-year-old man in the area bleeding from the neck.

The man told officers he had been jumped by a man wearing a gray do-rag, gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The suspect was last seen running northbound on Park Boulevard from Broadway. The stabbing victim did not give police any further information.

The wounded man was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police said the stabbing remains under investigation.
 

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