Man stabbed during argument over bike in Midway District

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A 36-year-old man was stabbed in the chest early Aug. 14 during an argument in the Midway District with another man over a bicycle, police said.

The stabbing happened at about 2 a.m. in the 2900 block of Sports Arena Boulevard, according to Officer Tony Martinez of the San Diego Police Department.

“During the argument, the suspect stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife,” Martinez said. “The suspect was described as a White male with a shaved head, heavy-set and wearing a red shirt.”

The assailant was seen running east on Sports Arena Boulevard, Martinez said.

The stabbing victim, who is homeless, was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, the officer said.

— The San Diego Union-Tribune contributed to this report.


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