San Jose teen stabbing victim's condition upgraded

Bay City News
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
San Jose Police are investigating the stabbing of a 16 year-old-teenager at Marijane Hamann Park Tuesday afternoon.
A 16-year-old-teenager is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed at Marijane Hamann Park in San Jose Tuesday afternoon.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A 16-year-old boy has been upgraded to serious but stable condition after he was stabbed at a west San Jose park this afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.

Police were dispatched at 2:56 p.m. to Marijane Hamann Park at 2747 Westfield Ave. near Genevieve Lane about a report of a juvenile male who was stabbed, San Jose police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.

The victim was transported to a hospital with wounds that were initially considered to be life-threatening, Randol said.

The suspect or suspects left the area before police could arrive, Randol said.

No additional information was immediately available to release in the stabbing, she said.