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Man stabbed in fight at Ventura parking lot

A 29-year-old Santa Paula resident was stabbed during a fight in a parking lot on the 100 block of California Street in Ventura on Sunday, March 20, 2011.

March 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 29-year-old Santa Paula resident was stabbed during a fight involving numerous suspects on Sunday.

The fight broke out shortly after midnight at a parking lot located on the 100 block of South California Street.

The victim, Jose Rodriguez, sustained a stab wound to his hip and minor cuts to his head and arm during the fight, where he tried to fend off a group of people.

According to police, Rodriguez provided minimal information about the incident and did not provide any specific suspect information.

He was treated at the Santa Paula Hospital and released.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-7700.