Group of suspects wanted for Ventura stabbing

VENTURA, Calif. Police say the victim, 23-year-old Evan Chavez of Ventura, was walking home through /*Barranca Vista Park*/ at 12:51 a.m. when he was confronted by a group of suspects.

According to authorities, the suspects challenged Chavez to a fight and then attacked him. Chavez tried to fight them off, but was overpowered and knocked to the ground.

Police say one of the suspects was armed with a screwdriver, which was used to stab Chavez. Chavez sustained multiple stab wounds, but his injuries were not life threatening.

The search for the attackers continues. If you have any information you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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