Another teenage gang-related stabbing took place in broad daylight on State Street last Wednesday. A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the back, stitched up, and released, according to spokesperson Paul McCaffrey, while two additional teens were arrested for disturbing the peace – specifically for fighting or challenging to fight. The combatants were students at San Marcos High School and Santa Barbara High School. The previous Thursday, a 14-year-old El Puente student was stabbed in the stomach without serious injury; six other teenagers including the suspected stabber were eventually arrested.

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