A family argument resulted in the stabbing of a 23-year-old Perris man just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday June 19, sheriff’s officials reported.
Perris Police officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Perou Street and discovered a man riddled with multiple stab wounds.
Officers arrested the suspect, 27-year-old Jerry Torres, as he was trying to flee the scene, Sgt. Kelly stated in a report.
Investigators learned that the two men had an argument and the victim was confronted in the street by Torres.
The suspect then stabbed the victim several times, injuring himself during the attack, according to officials.
The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Torres is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and had to be treated for his injuries, officials said.
Anyone with additional details regarding this case is urged to contact Investigator Tom Salisbury at the Perris Police Department at 951-210-1000.
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