Fatal Stabbing near Washington Ave and Ash St.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

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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