SPRING VALLEY–Three men were arrested Sunday in connection of an assault involving a pregnant woman and her husband in Spring Valley, investigators said Sunday.
Sheriff’s detectives arrested 29-year-old Eulalio Zuniga, 24-year-old Edwin Zuniga, and 35-year-old Felipe Zuniga in the case. They were booked into the San Diego Central Jail for an assault with a deadly weapon charge.
The pregnant woman was allegedly accosted by the three men while walking along the sidewalk with her husband and two-year-old child in the 1000 block of Elkelton Boulevard.
The husband went to defend his wife and the fight escalated into the middle of the street. During the fight, one of the men grabbed a drainage cover and used it to hit the husband over the head. The fight continued where two of the men were slashed with a sharp instrument. One of the two sustained severe injuries. The husband sustained head trauma. Both men and the husband were transported to local hospitals for evaluation and treatment.