Tuesday night at about 7:21 p.m., 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. Escondido Police 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.