Paso Robles police responded to a report of a stabbing victim who was admitted with non-life threatening wounds to Twin Cities Community Hospital at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.
The 19-year-old victim said he and a friend were walking on the 3400 block of Spring Street when three males approached, according to a Police Department news release. One of them commented on the victims red shirt before pushing, assaulting and stabbing him. The three ran from the area after the assault.
The victim suffered a stab wound to his torso, the release said. Paso Robles police are investigating the crime as a gang-related incident, although the victim claims no gang affiliation.
Anyone with information regarding this crime may call the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-237-6464 or submit anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers by calling 805-549-7869 or texting SLOTIPS plus a message to 274637.