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Man Stabbed Several Times in Hillcrest; Police Searching for Suspect

A man was stabbed several times Sunday evening in Hillcrest and police are still searching for the suspect.The man was stabbed four to five times in the head and neck around 7:20 p.m. in front the McDonalds at the corner of Richmond Street and University Avenue, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said. Menendez Brothers Reunited in San Diego’s Donovan Prison The victim was transported to an area hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.ABLE helicopter was called in and authorities are searching in the area for the suspect, he said.  HS Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Awarded $7.1M Residents in the area told NBC 7 they were scared because of what happened. Jamie Lapierre, who’s lived in the area for eight years, said crime and homelessness in the area have risen in recent years.”Every year it’s getting worse,” he said. “This is a growing concern.” Attack on Logan Heights Church Affirms Fears of Incoming Homeless Storage Facility When the stabbing occurred, Lapierre was in his home and did not know what the commotion was about. He thought it was a car accident. “This is definitely not what I expected but it’s not shocking anymore,” he said. “And that’s the sad part.”Donald Vella said he was scared that it happened in Hillcrest. He was performing in a show near where the stabbing took place. He said Hillcrest is a friendly and welcoming neighborhood.”This is our neighborhood, we’re here every day and it’s sad something like this happened,” Vella said.It was unclear what led to the stabbing.No other information was available.Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.Photo Credit: NBC 7
Source: NBC San Diego

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