Update: Stabbing in San Miguel park believed to be gang-related
Update May 16, 1.30 p.m.:
Stabbing suspected to be gang related, no arrests made at this time
–The stabbing incident of a 15-year old boy at San Miguel Community Park is suspected to be gang related and no arrests have been made at this time, according to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to the incident on Monday afternoon, when they arrived they found the 15-year-old with a stab wound to his stomach. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he continues to recover from his non life-threatening wound, officials say. Deputies were able to locate the 18-year-old suspect approximately an hour later at a home in San Miguel. Officials believe the incident is gang related.
Due to contradictory and conflicting information officials say it has not been determined who was the primary aggressor in this incident. The findings of the investigation will be turned over to the District Attorney’s Office for consideration of any possible criminal charges. The investigation is ongoing.
Original story posted May 16, 7 a.m.:
Suspect in stabbing apprehended by sheriff’s deputies with investigation ongoing
–A 15-year old boy was stabbed at approximately 3 p.m. Monday, May 16 at San Miguel Community Park, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.
The victim was found with stab wounds to his stomach and treated at a local hospital where he is expected to recover. Witnesses were able to describe the suspect in the incident as a white, male adult, approximately 18-to-19-years old and approximately 6′ tall, officials say.
Deputies were able to locate the suspect in the area and are questioning both the suspect and parties involved. Officials say the investigation is ongoing with no further information available at this time.
Anyone with information relating to this crime can call the sheriff’s office at (805) 781-4550.