LAKESIDE, Calif. — Authorities Monday arrested a man suspected of stabbing another man near El Capitan High School in Lakeside, sheriff’s officials said.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department watch commander said the 911 call was received around 3:10 p.m. about an “assault with a deadly weapon.” Authorities then responded to the high school located at 10410 Ashwood Street, but shortly after found out the stabbing did not happen on campus.
The sheriff’s department confirmed two transients got into a fight in the 10600 block of Ashwood Street at Cactus County Park for unknown reasons. According to authorities, the fight was initiated by the 28-year-old man, who got stabbed in the arm by a 25-year-old man. The 28-year-old man was transported to a local hospital, where his injuries are non-life-threatening.
Deputies and a law enforcement helicopter were searching for the 25-year-old man, but he was later found and arrested by authorities, according to the sheriff’s watch commander.
He was arrested on behalf of a warrant that was previously out for his arrest.