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2 stabbed, hospitalized in fight Thursday night behind Elk Grove shopping center, police say

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A fight behind an Elk Grove shopping center Thursday night led to two people being stabbed and injured, police said.

The fight broke out behind the Emerald Park Plaza at Emerald Park Drive and El Oro Plaza, the Elk Grove Police Department said in tweets about 10 p.m. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., according to the department’s daily watch log.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital, authorities said. Their conditions as of Friday morning were not known.

Two suspects in the stabbings are identified as white males, age 16 to 20, according to the daily watch log. One was reportedly wearing a white T-shirt and the other was wearing blue jeans, authorities said.

The incident remains under investigation. No arrests have been reported.

Michael McGough anchors The Sacramento Bee’s breaking news reporting team, covering public safety and other local stories. A Sacramento native and lifelong capital resident, he interned at The Bee while attending Sacramento State, where he earned a degree in journalism.

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