A 20-year-old Fresno man was stabbed Friday night in southeast Fresno, and the suspect is still being sought by detectives, said Fresno Police Lt. Joe Gomez.
Police were dispatched to the stabbing about 8 p.m. at Huntington and Barton avenues. The victim, whose name has not been released, was stabbed three times -- in the upper back, shoulder and arm -- but the wounds were not life-threatening, Gomez said.
The victim described the suspect as a man in his late 20s with shoulder-length hair and possibly a beard, about 5-foot-7 or 5-foot-8, weighing about 160 pounds. A group of four to five others also allegedly attacked the victim. They left in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer.
The victim reported that the suspect urinated on his vehicle before stabbing him, and that a group with him egged on the violence. Thinking he was under attack, the victim allegedly swung at the suspect and then was attacked by a knife-wielding man and the group before they fled south on Barton.
The victim said he had never seen the suspects before and that they appeared intoxicated.
Anyone with information on the identity of these suspects is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP.
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