A 21-year-old man was stabbed three times in his left side Saturday and four juveniles and five adults were arrested in connection with a robbery and suspected gang attack in Logan Heights.
The victim was sitting in his car at 5:56 p.m. in the 2200 block of Kearny Avenue when seven males and two females walked up and started a verbal argument with him, San Diego Police Officer Robert Heims said.
The suspects then began to hit the victim and he was stabbed three times, Heims said. The suspects took his cellphone.
The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries not believed life- threatening, the officer said.
The nine suspects were arrested, including a 17-year-old boy and girl, a 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy. The other suspects were identified as Gabriel Chavez, 23, Daniel Rodriguez, 23, Gloria Estrada, 18, Victor Valasquez, 29, and Jose Barrajas, 21.
Gang detectives were investigating, Heims said.
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