Three injured in random stabbing at Paso Robles Food-4-Less

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Police say incident was gang-related

PASO ROBLES — On Saturday at approximately 11:43 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department responded to reports of a fight involving numerous subjects in the 1400 block of Creston Road near the Food-4-Less market. Responding officers located several subjects fleeing the area on foot and in vehicles and several were detained.

During this preliminary investigation, it was learned that three male adult stabbing victims had driven themselves from the scene to a local hospital. Two of these victims were admitted for treatment of multiple, non-life threatening stab wounds. The third victim was treated and released for his stab wounds.

The victims all reported they were attacked without provocation in the market parking lot by a suspect they did not know. This incident appears to be gang related.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic male adult, approximately 25 to 30 years old last seen wearing a red shirt and tan pants. PRPD investigators are working with their counterparts from the county gang task force to follow-up on leads related to this case. No further information will be released at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-237-6464. Persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers' 24-hour hotline at 549- STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

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