Man Wanted For Questioning In Oceanside Murder

On October 21st, 2017 at approximately 1:18 am Oceanside Police Officers responded to a radio call of a stabbing incident in the 400 block of San Luis Rey Drive. When Officers arrived on scene they located three subjects who sustained varying injuries after being stabbed by what was described as being another male subject. 

OPD Officers and Paramedics rendered medical aid to all three victims. All  three victims were subsequently transported local area hospitals for further treatment. Two victims were 17 year old males and the third victim was an 18 year old male. The adult male and one of the 17 year old males sustained minor injuries, were treated at a local area hospital, and released from the hospital. 

The other 17 year old male sustained life threatening injuries and passed away Sunday, October 22nd.

The victims in this case have been identified, family members have been notified, but their names are not being released at this time. 

This is an artist’s rendition of a person of interest in this case. 

He is described as a White Male Adult, mid 20’s, 5’11” 160 lbs with curly dark blonde hair. He was wearing a gray t-shirt and green or brown cargo pants.

This is still an active investigation and leads are still developing. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident, are encouraged to either contact Oceanside Police Detective Erik Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 or the Anonymous Tip Line at (760) 435-4730.

Photo Credit: Oceanside PD

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