April 23, 2024
Police tape traces the McDonald’s parking zone within the Halfway the place a person was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Photograph credit score: OnScene.TV

A late-morning stabbing exterior a Halfway fast-food restaurant left a person lifeless Wednesday, authorities reported.

The assailant drove as much as the McDonald’s within the 3800 block of Halfway Drive in a light-colored car shortly earlier than 11:30 a.m., bought out and instantly attacked the sufferer, in line with the San Diego Police Division.

After chasing the sufferer round a parking space on the west facet of the enterprise and stabbing him, the killer bought again into his car and fled to the west, Lt. Jud Campbell advised reporters.

Patrol officers and witnesses offered first support to the wounded man previous to the arrival of paramedics, who took him to UC San Diego Medical Heart, the place docs pronounced him lifeless.

The identification of the sufferer, who was believed to be in his mid-30s, was not launched.

Police had no detailed description of the assailant as of mid-afternoon, and the circumstances that led to the stabbing had been unknown.

“It suppose it’s too early to invest, though it actually does look like there was one thing, possibly … (that) led as much as this,” Campbell advised information crews.

The lieutenant famous that there are quite a few surveillance cameras within the busy space that seemingly captured pictures of the lethal assault.

“I’m fairly assured there’s going to be video,” Campbell mentioned.

– Metropolis Information Service