Suspect, 27, arrested after man stabbed twice at Cherokee Point

Central jail in downtown San Diego
The Central Jail on Front Street in downtown San Diego. Photo by Chris Stone

A man remained in custody Saturday after a knife fight at Cherokee Point left the victim with serious injuries, according to San Diego police.

The men fought Thursday in the 4000 block of University Avenue around 9:30 pm Josue Chavez, 27, is accused of stabbing the other man with a knife twice.

The suspect fled on foot, police said, while the victim was transported to the hospital where he required surgery.

Chavez was arrested and later identified as the suspect. Detectives from the Mid-City Division are investigating.

The suspect is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $30,000 bond at the San Diego Central Jail, according to sheriff’s records. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday.

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