None of the wounds were life threatening, Huntington Beach Police
Lt. Janet Perez said.
Robert Coley, 26, was stabbed in the chest and right arm, and
Jacob Moyanihan, 23, in the right armpit area. Both Huntington
residents were taken to the medical center at the UC Irvine.
Huntington resident Ryan Hoover, 26, suffered cuts to the hand, and
Rohnart Park resident Edward White, 20, was stabbed in the stomach.
Both were both taken to Western Medical Center. Huntington resident
Jeremy Caldwell also received small cuts, but was not hospitalized.
Police don't know what caused the fight, Perez said. The incident
is under investigation.
Brea man dies in fight Downtown
A 19-year-old Brea man died Monday in an Irvine hospital after
suffering severe head injuries from a fight in Downtown Huntington
Huntington Beach Police, who were notified by a nearby resident of
the fight, arrived to find Preston Nicholas Van Houten lying in the
street shortly after 2 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of 22nd Street.
He was surrounded by a large crowd of people when police arrived.
Witnesses told police that after being struck, Van Houten fell
onto the ground and hit his head on the pavement, Huntington Beach
Police Lt. Janet Perez said.
"We can't say at this point whether alcohol played a part or
whether they were fighting over something specific," Perez said.
No weapons were involved, Perez said.
Van Houten was transported to UCI Medical Center by the fire
department paramedics. He died at 9 p.m. Monday.
No arrests have been made and the incident is still under
Man drowns while bodyboarding
A 22-year-old Long Beach man drowned Tuesday night while boogie
boarding at Huntington City Beach after sundown.
His friends spotted him floating face down in the water after they
saw his board wash ashore, Marine Safety Lt. Mike Beuerlein said. The
man was pulled from the water at about 8:15 p.m. between city beach
lifeguard towers 22 and 24. Marine Safety would not release the name
of the man.
After paramedics couldn't resuscitate the man, he was taken to