Escondido Police Seek Witnesses to Fight, Stabbing

Police want to talk to anyone who witnessed a large fight and stabbing in Escondido that left one man with potentially deadly injuries.

Just before 1 a.m. Sunday, a fight broke out near Bear Valley Parkway and Canyon Drive. Those who called 911 reported seeing various weapons involved in the scuffle. However, no guns were spotted.

During the altercation, a 20-year-old man was stabbed at least one time and suffered other injuries, police say. He was taken to Palomar Medical Center for life-threatening wounds.

When multiple police officers arrived at the scene, dozens fled. Officers spoke to some witnesses, but they believe others may have vital information about who stabbed the victim.

If you witnessed the fight, call Detective Greg Gay at 760-839-4404 or email him at about case #15-15347.

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