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Escondido Police Department
Tuesday January 15th, 2019 :: 11:25 p.m. PST


Fatal Stabbing near Washington Ave. and Ash St.

CONTACT: Lt. Chris Lick
DATE: 1-15-19
PHONE: 760-839-4444

On 1-15-19 at about 1921 hours, the Escondido Police Communication Center received a 911 call of two males fighting in the area of Washington Ave. and Ash St. Officers arrived and located 19-year-old Alfredo Manzano of Escondido with a stab wound to the chest. Officers rendered medical aid until the Escondido Fire Dept. arrived and transported Manzano to the hospital. A short time later Manzano died from his injuries. Currently, there is no suspect description. We believe the incident is gang-related.

EPD Detectives and the Forensic Services Unit responded to investigate the incident. Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call Det. O’Donnell at 760-839-4756.

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Escondido Police Department
1163 N. Centre City Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026

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