Knife vs Club Downtown

Officers are actively investigating a fight involving a man armed with a knife and a man armed with a club near Victor Steinbrueck Park. 

At approximately 5:00 p.m. officers responded to the 1900 block of Western Avenue for the report of two men fighting.  One man was reported to have a club and the other man apparently had a knife.  The physical violence appears to have taken place right at Western Avenue and Virginia Street. 

Both of the involved subjects sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the fight and are being treated by fire department medics.  One of the involved subjects was cut on the elbow.

Officers are actively investigating the circumstances that led up to the altercation.

This remains an active patrol investigation.