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* Newspaper Salesman Stabbed Three People During A Confrontation In Union City On Monday Evening

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Police believe a newspaper salesman stabbed three people during a confrontation in Union City on Monday evening. Investigators are still piecing together what happened, but Lt. Kelly Musgrove said an Oakland Tribune salesman who was going door-to-door somehow became involved in a fight with two men and a 15-year-old boy near 10th and G streets. Investigators are working to determine who is at fault for the fight.Police were notified of the dispute at about 6 p.m. Monday after the three stabbing victims showed up at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Hayward.Officers went to the spot where the fight had occurred and found the street littered with newspapers and a clipboard, Musgrove said.Investigators eventually located the newspaper salesman, who had apparently pulled out a knife during the fight and stabbed the three other people, Musgrove said.The salesman had suffered minor injuries in the scuffle. Police are interviewing all four but haven’t arrested anyone yet, Musgrove said this afternoon.”We’ve got everybody we think was involved,” he said. The stabbing injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Union City police at (510) 571-1365.

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