UPDATE: Victims identified in fatal Waterloo park stabbing - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Victims identified in fatal Waterloo park stabbing

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - One person has died in a fatal stabbing at Exchange Park in Waterloo.

Police have now identified the victims. 18-year-old Kevin Josue Garcia died at the scene. 

Waterloo Fire Rescue Paramedics transported two victims to Allen Hospital, 16-year-old Steven Lamont Perry II of Waterloo and 16-year-old Bryce Alexander Smith also of Waterloo. 

Perry remains hospitalized in stable condition and Smith was treated and released.

Investigators believe that all three teens attended Waterloo East High School.

Waterloo Police were dispatched to Exchange Park in Waterloo after receiving a call that three people had been stabbed.

Investigators tell KWWL that they are only looking for one suspect at this time.

The call came in to police shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday night. According to Waterloo police, some of the people reportedly were using bats during the fight.

One witness said that one of the victims was stabbed in the chest.

KWWL's coverage partner, The Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier reports that witnesses say the fight was likely gang-related.

Waterloo Police said that Exchange Park is not known for this type of violence.

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