A teenager and a young man were stabbed in Mira Mesa Thursday evening, San Diego police (SDPD) confirmed.
The stabbing happened at approximately 7:39 p.m. on the 8600 block of Flanders Drive, just around the corner from Mira Mesa High School and Mason Elementary School. The location is blocks away from the busy Mira Mesa Shopping Center and off Mira Mesa Boulevard.
According to police, the victims, a 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man had driven to the intersection of Ivory Coast and San Ramon drives to pick up some of their friends who were being threatened.
When the victims arrived, they got into a verbal altercation with some residents from a nearby home. The argument turned physical, police said.
At one point, a man produced a knife and stabbed the victims.
Both victims got into their vehicle and fled the scene. They flagged down officers a few blocks away from where the incident occurred.
Medics were called to the scene.
The victims suffered non-life-threatening wounds.
Police said SDPD Gang Detectives were called to the scene as part of a preliminary investigation.
No other information was available.
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