Stabbing in National City leaves 1 man dead
NATIONAL CITY (KUSI) — 33-year-old Jose Estrada was killed after getting into a physical altercation Sunday morning in National City. The National City Police Department received a call that a fight was taking place in the 2400 block of East 24th St. Authorities arrived on scene to discover the victim being tended to by neighbors in a vacant lot in the area. He had suffered several stab wounds to his torso and was transported by paramedics to Scripps Mercy Hospital.
Estrada underwent immediate trauma surgery but did not survive, dying at the hospital.
Witnesses to the murder described two Hispanic males as the attackers but had no additional details. The suspects were last seen fleeing the scene of the crime on foot. The investigation is ongoing, police said.