Three teenagers were hurt overnight in a stabbing in Oceanside – one of whom is now in critical condition, fighting for his life.
The victims, ages 17 and 18, were stabbed just before 1:20 a.m. on San Luis Rey Drive near Carmelo Drive allegedly by an unknown man, the Oceanside Police Department (OPD) said.
Two victims, a 17-year-old and 18-year-old, suffered minor wounds in the incident and were treated and released from a local hospital. The third victim, however, who is 17, suffered life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition, police said.
The names of the stabbing victims have not been released.
OPD detectives are investigating the case; no further details were released. Anyone with information can reach out to OPD Det. Erik Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 or the department’s anonymous tip line at (760) 435-4730.