A 19-year-old is dead after being beaten and stabbed in Coalinga Friday night.
It happened at Keck Park, at the intersection of Monroe and Coalinga streets.
Investigators say 19-year-old Rafael Contreras was playing basketball when he was approached by a group of suspected gang members.
They started beating the man with a baseball bat and then stabbed him.
Authorities held two people for questioning, but the investigation is still ongoing.
Officials say Contreras was a known gang member.