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1 Killed in Gang-Related Stabbing at Family Park in Escondido: EPD

The Escondido Police Department is investigating a deadly gang-related stabbing that took place at a neighborhood park Wednesday night.

EPD Lt. Mike Kearny said about 20 individuals were involved in a fight at Grove Park on East Mission Avenue at around 8:30 p.m.

Mauricio Renteria, 37, was found with multiple stab wounds and trauma to his head, Kearny said. Renteria was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Six juveniles ranging from 14 to 17 years old were arrested and are facing homicide charges in Renteria'sd eath, police said Thursday.

No other information was available.

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