ESCONDIDO–Authorities released the name of a man fatally stabbed at a gang-related brawl Wednesday evening at Grove Park in Escondido.
The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Escondido resident Mauricio Renteria.
Six juveniles, ranging in age from 14 to 17 years, have been arrested for the homicide. All six were booked into juvenile hall for the charges of homicide and invovlment with criminal street gang.
On Wednesday, shortly before 8:30 p.m., the Escondido Communications Center received several emergency calls regarding a gang fight involving approximately 20 people at Grove Park, located at 745 North Ash Street.
Officers arrived at the location and found a 37-year-old male lying on the ground unresponsive. Officers began CPR until the Escondido Fire Department arrived and took over the life saving measures. The fire department transported the victim to Palomar Hospital for several stab wounds and trauma to his head. The victim died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.
The investigation is still on-going.