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UPDATE: 19-year-old Fallbrook man arrested, charged in double stabbing
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Issue 15, Volume 18.
"This afternoon, the Fallbrook Crime Suppression Team and North County Gang Task Force arrested Francisco Perez, 19, of Fallbrook and booked him into the Vista Jail in connection with the stabbing incident involving two victims."
According to the jail's booking site, Perez has been charged with:
*One count of attempted murder
*Two counts of assault with a deadly weapon (not a firearm)
*One count of committing a felony while out on bail
*One count of participation in a criminal street gang
*One count of first degree burglary
(Previous story, Wed., April 9)
Two stabbed in Fallbrook; gang detective says incidents appear to be related
Authorities with the San Diego County Sheriff's Dept. have reported thattwo adult males were stabbed in Fallbrook shortly after midnight today (Wed., April 9).
According to Detective Zach Harris, the Sheriff's Dept. was notified when one victim was brought into the Fallbrook Hospital emergency room, and law enforcement radio activity indicated a link to another stabbing victim found in the
500 block of Womack Lane (off Old Stage Road).
"Both victims are receiving medical treatment for their injuries," said Harris.
It appears both victims may have been sent on to an area trauma center.
"No suspects are in custody at this time," said Harris, adding that the victims' names are being withheld at this time due to the ongoing investigation.
Since the stabbings appear to be gang-related, the investigation is being handled by the Fallbrook Gang Investigations/Crime Suppression Team.
**Watch this site for updates on this case as they become available.**
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