A man suspected in multiple stabbings at a home in the Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of killing two men and wounding a woman.
The stabbings occurred around 2:40 a.m. in the 800 block of Carlsbad Avenue, according to San Diego Police Lt. Adam Sharki.
One man, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second man, 36, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Sharki said. Their names were withheld pending notification of next of kin.
A 24-year-old woman was also stabbed. She was hospitalized with non-life-threatening wounds.
The three people were stabbed when a fight broke out at a gathering at a residence in the neighborhood, Sharki said.
Michael Major, 38, was arrested by police in connection with the stabbings. Sharki said the suspect was first taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries suffered during the fight and later booked on a two murder counts.
Anyone with information about the stabbings was asked to call the police homicide unit at 619-531-2293. Tipsters can also call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580- 8477.
Updated at 9:30 p.m., Sunday, May 8, 2022
City News Service contributed to this article.