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Man Fatally Stabbed In San Jose, Several Suspects Sought

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Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing near Southside Drive and Hope Street in South San Jose on January 24, 2013. (CBS)

Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing near Southside Drive and Hope Street in South San Jose on January 24, 2013. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A man was stabbed in San Jose Thursday night, the city’s third homicide of the year, according to the Police Department.

Around 8:25 p.m., the department’s 911 communications center received a report of a stabbing in the area of Southside Drive and Hope Street. Arriving officers found a man who had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead around 9:30 p.m.

Several male suspects attacked the victim, according to a preliminary investigation, police said.

The suspects fled and remain at-large. They have not been identified, and no motive has been reported.

The San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit is taking over the case.

The victim’s identification is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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