Argument between roommates leads to stabbing, police say

COLLEGE WEST, Calif. — A man was stabbed twice by his roommate Sunday evening in the College Area after an argument broke out between the two.

The incident took place around 8:51 p.m., at a sober living facility in the 4900 block of 54th street. The residents began arguing over money owed inside the building. When the argument became physical, one resident stabbed the other twice with a knife, once in the chest and again in the arm, according to SDPD.

The assailant fled the sober living facility. He was last seen on on foot heading northbound on 54th street, SDPD reported.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, sustained one stab wound to the chest and one to the left arm. He was transported to a local hospital with serious by non-life threatening injuries.

The assailant has been identified by authorities as 21-year-old Luis Mandevil. He is described as a 6′ tall black male with short hair and a beard. He weighs between 230-250 pounds and was last seen wearing either a blue or red shirt and grey jogging pants.

Anyone with information related to the above incident is encouraged to call Sgt. Michael Tansey or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


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