STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Stockton police said a 15-year-old Chavez High School student was stabbed while trying to stop a fight at Unity Park on Wednesday.

According to police, a fight broke out around 3:30 p.m., and at some point during the fight, a 16-year-old girl was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked by several people. 

The 15-year-old boy tried to stop the fight but was stabbed. 

The group then left in a car. Police said the group consisted of three women in their late teens and one man in his early-to-mid twenties. 

Both the 16-year-old and the 15-year-old were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

According to police, the 16-year-old girl is also a Chavez High School student.

The Stockton Unified School District released a statement in regards to the fight.

There is no indication that the students were involved in any events during school hours that would have precipitated this incident.  Stockton Police Department is investigating. 

We have counselors at our school site if your student would like to talk or needs support.  There will be extra security on campus as well.   The wellness and safety of all our students remains a top priority.  

Stockton Unified School District

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 209-937-8377.