Suspect Flees After Stabbing Man in Gaslamp

A 65-year-old man was stabbed by a suspect near the Gaslamp Quarter downtown Saturday evening.

A witness saw the two men in an argument at 8th Avenue and E Street. The suspect fled westbound on the 700 block of E Street around 5:12 p.m. after stabbing the man in the stomach.

The victim fell to the ground hitting his head. He had two stab wounds in his stomach and a head injury from his fall.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man in his 20s, 5-foot, thin and clean cut. He was wearing a black baseball cap, blue shirt and red and black pinstriped shorts.

San Diego Central Division Detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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