Oceanside Police cruiser
Oceanside Police cruiser. Photo courtesy Oceanside Police Department.

Police say a 16-year-old boy died Tuesday night after being stabbed in Oceanside.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. near Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 4300 Mesa Drive, according to Oceanside police.

Despite being taken to Tri-City Medical Center and undergoing life-saving measures, the teen died just after 11 p.m.

According to media reports, authorities have identified the boy but are not releasing his name.

The assailant is still at large, Oceanside Police said. The stabbing is under investigation.

— City News Service