Man dies after Pacific Beach stabbing

City News Service

A man was fatally stabbed in the chest in Pacific Beach early Wednesday, police said.

The stabbing in the area of Emerald Street was reported shortly before 6 a.m., said San Diego police Sgt. Jorge Leon.

A friend of the man called 911, saying he was with the victim on a street corner and that his friend was in and out of consciousness, Leon said. The victim died at the scene a short time later, he said.

No other details were immediately released. A homicide investigation was under way.