3 teens arrested for stabbing of 16-year-old boy in Fresno County

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Three teenagers were arrested Monday in connection to a stabbing at Avocado Lake in Fresno County.

Fresno County Sheriff's deputies say the 16-year-old victim was stabbed in the back Sunday evening.

According to investigators, the victim approached a group of males thinking he knew one of them. The group asked him for his gang affiliation and when the teen said he was not a gang member he was stabbed.

18-year-old Fernando Fernandez and 18-year-old Trinidad Loera, as well as another 16-year-old boy, were arrested. They have been booked into the Fresno County Jail on felony charges.

The teen's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

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