Attempted Murder in Azusa
- Incident: Attempted Murder
- Date / Time: February 28, 2019 at 10:39 AM
- Location: 700 Blk. N. Azusa Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
- Victim: Male Hispanic 22 years old from Glendora
- Suspect: Male Hispanic 21 years old from Highland Park
On February 28, 2019 at approximately 10:39 a.m., Azusa Police Department officers were dispatched to the 700 Blk. N. Azusa Ave., Azusa regarding a stabbing that had occurred. Upon arrival, officers were flagged down by the victim near the CVS Pharmacy. The suspect was detained just north of this area, near the railroad tracks, as he was attempting to flee the scene. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and he was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County Fire Paramedics. He was transported to a local hospital where he is currently in stable condition.
During the initial investigation, officers learned that the suspect and victim were involved in an altercation, during which the victim was stabbed with a knife. The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with any information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Azusa Police Department at 626-812-3200.