San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate two unknown suspects wanted for attempt homicide. On March 10, 2014 around 2:45 p.m., two adult males (victims) were seated at a park bench outside the Presidio Park Recreation Center, located at 2811 Jackson Street in San Diego. Two unknown suspects approached the victims and demanded cigarettes. The suspects engaged the victims one on one. The victims stated they did not have any cigarettes. The first suspect stabbed one of the victims four times. The second suspect stole the other victim’s wallet and then stabbed the 69 year old victim once in the abdomen. The suspects fled on foot through the Presidio golf course towards Juan Street. One of the victims has had multiple surgeries and is still in critical condition at the hospital.
The suspects are described as two Hispanic males, about 18-25 years old, 5’8”-5’9”, with thin builds, short hair and no facial hair. One suspect was wearing tan pants, a tan shirt, and a tan/brown hat. The other suspect was wearing black pants, dark blue/black t-shirt and no hat. Neither suspect spoke with a discernible accent.
The suspects possibly ran through the Old Town Historic Park towards the Old Town Trolley.
Anyone who possibly saw these suspects fleeing the scene or who has any information about this case should call SDPD Western Division Detectives at (619) 692-4800 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
- Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lieutenant Kevin Mayer at (619) 531-2675.
- Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer James Johnson (619) 531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe (619) 531-1547.
For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.