Man stabbed as drug deal in Ocean Beach turns violent, police say

Patrol police car

A 37-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach during a drug deal in Dusty Rhodes Park in Ocean Beach early May 1, according to San Diego police.

The man went to the park in the 4400 block of Nimitz Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. and, while negotiating a deal for drugs, the assailant pulled a knife and stabbed him, according to police Officer Tony Martinez.

The attacker ran north from the park, and the stabbing victim was taken to a hospital. He was expected to survive, Martinez said.

A detailed description of the assailant was unavailable.


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