By Gina Yarbrough
Fallbrook, CA–A man died of his injuries following an assault with a knife on Thursday with two other men in Fallbrook, authorities said.
The Sheriff’s Department received a call around 1:30 p.m. of a man assaulted with a knife at the 5200 block of Mission Road.
Deputies arrived on the scene and located a man in his late thirties with injury to his upper torso. Paramedics arrived and transported the victim to the hospital where he later died of his injuries.
Deputies searched the area where the assault occurred and located two men hiding in nearby brush. Witness and video surveillance obtained from local businesses confirmed the men detained were the suspects involved in the incident. One suspect is 38 years old, and the other is 28 years old.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Unit responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation.
The relationship between the victim and the suspects is unknown. The motivation and circumstances are still under investigation, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The identity of the victim is unknown. The suspects’ identities will be released after they are booked into jail.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330 and after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.