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Man stabbed 4 times by group of men after gang challenge

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 41-year-old man was stabbed four times and had his cell phone stolen by a group of men following a gang challenge, San Diego police said.

The victim was walking in the 2400 block of Tuberose Street near Hollywood Park in City Heights just before 11:30 p.m. Friday, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford. He was approached by five Hispanic men in their late teens or early 20s.

The assailants gave a gang challenge then attacked the victim, stabbing him twice in the arm, once in the back and once in the neck, Stafford said. The suspects took the victims cell phone.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for stab wounds, which were not believed to be life-threatening, Stafford said.

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