SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man suffered a stab wound to the chest Saturday while fighting with his uncle in the back of a moving car, police said.
The stabbing occurred around 6 a.m. in a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 between the 28th Street and State Route 54 exits, said San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick.
The 23-year-old victim and his uncle were in the back seat when the fight broke out, Battrick said, adding that the two men began punching each other and the 44-year-old man then stabbed his nephew with a knife. Police did not immediately determine what sparked the argument.
The driver pulled the car over off an exit and the suspect got out of the car, Battrick said The driver and the wounded man then proceeded to a Chula Vista gas station, where the driver called for help.
The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for a stab wound to the chest, Battrick said. He was expected to survive. The suspect was arrested in Chula Vista on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
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