March 10, 2015 (Spring Valley ) – An altercation outside Sarita’s Taco Shop on Campo Road in Spring Valley early Monday led to a stabbing and gunshots fired, Sergeant David Toner with the Sheriff’s Department in Rancho San Diego reports.
Deputies responded to a disturbance shortly after 3 a.m. According to Sergeant Toner, a group of 10 to 15 males were dining outside the restaurant when a fight ensued and a man was stabbed in the abdomen.
According to witnesses, the suspect, a Hispanic man, fled with a second Hispanic male on foot. They may have been picked up by a Hispanic female driving a silver or gray two-door vehicle.
While deputies were on the scene, two to three gunshots were heard in the rear alley behind the business.
The 32-year-old victim was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted into surgery and is reported in stable condition.
The investigation continues and anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 858-565-5200. You can also remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at 888-580 8477.