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Sunday stabbing in Hillcrest

Stabbing in Hillcrest on Sunday afternoon.

Fox 5 San Diego is reporting that a man was stabbed in Hillcrest Sunday afternoon when he and an older gentleman got into an argument.

It happened around 2:30 pm near Fifth and University, police said. The 27-year-old victim began to verbally assault the older gentleman for reasons not apparent at this time.

The older man then struck the other with a sharp object in the left side of his abdomen.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital for severe injuries and the assailant was arrested on the scene.

No names have been released in connection with the assault at the time of this writing.