SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A fight in the Core-Columbia neighborhood ended with a man being stabbed three times Saturday, police said.

The fight broke out near Fifth Avenue and A Street about 1:20 a.m., when a few men on the street traded words with some men in a silver-colored Dodge Charger, San Diego Officer David Stafford said.

The victim was stabbed in the upper body and the back, Stafford said. He was taken to a hospital and expected to be OK, the officer said.