Update: Riverside County Sheriff’s officials announced the man suspected of stabbing another man during a fight has turned himself in.
The suspect was identified as, Sean Edward Patton, 22-years-old of La Quinta.
Patton was transported and booked into the Indio Jail for assault with a deadly weapon, Sgt. Rameriz stated in a sheriff’s report.
Original Story: A scuffle inside of a residence resulted in one person suffering numerous stab wounds, officials reported today.
Officers from the Coachella Police Department responded to an assault call with a deadly weapon call at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 15 in the 84700 block of Avenue 52 in Coachella.
Investigators learned the victim and the suspect got into a fight inside the residence prior to the knife attack.
“The victim was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,” Sgt. Rameriz stated in a Riverside County Sheriff’s press release.
The suspect is described as an African-American adult, approximately 22-years-old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 145 pounds.
He was seen driving a red Mercury Mountaineer.
Anyone with additional details regarding this ongoing investigation is urged to contact the Thermal Sheriff’s Station Investigation Bureau at 760-863-8946.
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