SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man was found fatally stabbed in the courtyard of a San Diego home following a confrontation, a police lieutenant said Sunday.
The stabbing occurred just before 7:55 p.m. Saturday in the 3800 block of Wilson Avenue, said San Diego police Lieutenant Mike Hastings of the Homicide Unit.
"The preliminary investigation indicated a confrontation occurred between the victim and the suspect, about an unknown matter, before the victim was stabbed," Hastings said.
"The suspect fled prior to the arrival of police officers," he said.
The suspect was believed to be about 50 years old and the victim was believed about 40, Hastings said. The victim's name was not released pending notification of family members were notified.
Anyone with information about this incident was urged to contact San Diego police homicide detectives at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.