SACRAMENTO (CBS13) —Police say two of the victims, both men in their 20s, have died from their injuries in Friday’s stabbing.
Officials said the first victims were discovered after they were dropped off at a local hospital in the 2300 block of Stockton Boulevard. Life-saving measures were provided to the two men, but they died from their injuries at the hospital.
A third victim was found in the area of 21st Street and 65th Avenue. The victim, an adult male, reportedly asked for help from a resident in the area after being assaulted.
The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening stab wounds and was in serious condition Friday evening.
Investigators have determined an altercation between two groups that know each other started in the area of 21st Street and 65th Avenue. During the altercations, police said the three victims were stabbed and the suspects ran off.
Detectives are asking for the community’s help in providing any information regarding this incident. At this time, a motive for the homicide has not been determined and it is unknown how many suspects were involved.
The identity of the victims will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office once next of kin has been notified.
The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Witnesses may also submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.