A person was stabbed to death late Sunday night after a provocation near the intersection of East California Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said Monday. Photo via SOCAL NEWS OUTLET, Gilberto Gonzalez

Deputies responding to a report of a fight found a mortally wounded 18-year-old man in a Vista neighborhood over the weekend, authorities reported Monday.

The disturbance near the intersection of East California and North Santa Fe avenues was reported about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Patrol personnel arrived to find the teenager on the ground, suffering from injuries to his upper body, Lt. Scott Roller said.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name was withheld pending family notification.

Details on the nature of the teen’s wounds and the circumstances that led to his death were not immediately available. Investigators had no suspect description as of Monday afternoon.

Updated at 3:27 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2023

–City News Service