FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. Chris Wynn, (760) 839-4444 / Media Relations
On March 14, 2012, at about 9:58 PM, the Escondido Police Department Communications Division received an emergency call reference a male subject who had a serious neck injury. Officers arrived on scene in the 100 Block of West Vermont Avenue and found a male victim with a stab wound to the upper chest and a significant laceration to his neck.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent medical treatment. At this time his condition is unknown.
Detectives and forensic technicians were called to scene and began an investigation into the incident. The motive for the attack is not known at this time. There is no suspect information available. Detectives are working to determine how many suspects are involved. If and when suspect information is developed, it will be disseminated to the media.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Escondido Police Department Investigations Bureau at (760) 839-4717. The case agent is Detective John Myers. All media requests for information should be directed to the Media Relations Line at (760) 839-4444.
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