San Luis Obispo police are looking for two suspects involved in a stabbing incident that took place after an altercation at a Cal Poly fraternity early Friday morning.
Police said the two victims were at an event at Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and got in a physical fight with one of the suspects, telling him to leave, which made him angry.
The two victims — a student at Cal Poly and a student at Cuesta College — were then stabbed soon after at about 12:47 a.m., police said, after leaving the fraternity and walking along Foothill Boulevard near the entrance to Mustang Village.
The suspect confronted them, along with a second person who knifed the two victims, police said.
The students were treated for non life-threatening wounds at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and released Friday.
No arrests had been made in the case as of Friday afternoon, said police Capt. Chad Pfarr. The president of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity disputed the police account, saying that no fight took place at the fraternity house at 132 California Blvd. during the man’s attempted entry into the home.
“We don’t know who the victims are,” said fraternity president Brad Kurtz. “I saw that the police put that out there, but I don’t know where that came from. We don’t know the people who were stabbed.”
Kurtz also said no party was going on. Classes start Monday and students were moving in and were playing music, he said.
“They wanted to come inside and we told them they couldn’t,” Kurtz said. “The whole thing lasted about two minutes.”
Kurtz said he thinks the men may have been looking for a party.
The stabbing incident took place about a block away from the fraternity house, police said. The suspects, believed to be from the Fresno area based on statements made during the assault, fled on foot toward California Boulevard and were not located.
The names of the victims were not released.
Cal Poly is also investigating the incident, spokesman Matt Lazier said.
The fraternity currently is on social probation with the university because of an alleged sexual assault at the fraternity house last December. Social probation means that no social events may take place at the fraternity chapter facilities, satellite houses or third-party venues.
“Greek Life administrators are investigating the nature of the gathering connected with Friday morning’s incident to determine whether it was within the constraints of the fraternity’s existing sanctions or if any violations of student conduct took place,” Lazier said.
Lazier said the university extends “good thoughts and wishes for speedy recovery” to both victims of Friday morning’s incident.
“In addition, we have reached out to our student and his family to offer the university’s support as he recovers,” Lazier said.
Police say both suspects are white men, one about 5-foot-6 with average build and a dark beard wearing a black shirt and blue jeans while the other is 6 feet tall with dark hair wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.
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