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San Pedro confrontation escalates to stabbing

Police officers stand along crime tape surrounding the scene of a stabbing near Gaffey and 5th streets in San Pedro on Saturday, July 21, 2012.

July 22, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way in San Pedro after a stabbing near Gaffey and 5th streets.

Police say the victim was confronted at a restaurant by a group of about 10-15 people Saturday night. The victim tried to run but was chased down and stabbed.

Police say the victim was stabbed in the abdomen. He was rushed to the hospital and reported to be in stable condition after surgery.

Details surrounding the initial confrontation remain unknown and no arrests have been made.

If you have information on the attack, call Los Angeles police at (877) LAPD-24-7 or (877) 527-3247.