A 13-year old boy was taken to the hospital after he was stabbed during horseplay in Lake Murray on Tuesday evening, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) confirmed.
The incident occured at approximately 5 p.m. on Lake Murray Boulevard and Lynnhaven Lane.
SDPD says the initial reports had been that a minor was possibly injured in a shooting.
But the boy was hurt while playing around with his friends outside of a nearby McDonald's.
According to SDPD, he suffered a small puncture wound on his back from an unknown object.
When officers arrived on scene, they found the boy sitting on the sidewalk across the street from the McDonalds. He was transported to Rady Children's Hospital and his injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.
Witnesses told NBC 7 that the boy had been responsive and talking when he was transported.
SDPD says he is expected to be okay.