April 15, 2024
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A 44-year-old man stabbed to demise within the Halfway District was recognized Thursday, in line with the San Diego Police Division.

The person was recognized as Joshua Goodman, in line with SDPD Lt. Jud Campbell. His metropolis of residence was not offered.

On Aug. 30 about 11:25 a.m., the San Diego Police Communications Middle acquired a report of a stabbing on the McDonald’s restaurant within the 3800 block of Halfway Drive, close to Sports activities Area Boulevard, Campbell mentioned. Western Division patrol officers responded to the realm and positioned a person mendacity within the car parking zone affected by at the least one stab wound. Officers and bystanders rendered support till paramedics arrived and took the person to a hospital, the place he died.

“In the course of the preliminary investigation, officers discovered the sufferer rode his bicycle into the car parking zone of a enterprise within the Halfway District,” Campbell mentioned. “Sooner or later, the suspect arrived on the location in a light- coloured minivan. The suspect exited the automobile and instantly started to chase the sufferer in circles within the car parking zone.”

In the course of the chase, the suspect repeatedly stabbed on the sufferer with what seemed to be a knife, the lieutenant mentioned.

“Detectives have decided the minivan was pushed by a second individual, now believed to be an unknown feminine, who drove by way of the lot with the sliding door open.”

The suspect ran and jumped into the van, which was final seen westbound on Halfway Drive, Campbell mentioned. All the incident concluded in lower than 30 seconds. Primarily based on the investigation up to now, it seems the suspect and sufferer had been acquainted, he mentioned.

San Diego Police Murder detectives responded to analyze. Since that point, detectives have been gathering proof, interviewing witnesses and following up on different leads.

The stabbing suspect was described as a person about 5 toes, 8 inches tall, about 200 to 220 kilos.

Anybody with info relating to the stabbing was requested to name the SDPD Murder Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

–Metropolis Information Service