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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Monday October 29th, 2018 :: 04:24 p.m. PDT


Deputies respond to a Halloween party where 2 persons are stabbed and later arrest 2 suspects for attempted murder

DATE/TIME: October 28, 2018 / 3:20am

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 14100 block of Cortez Drive, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): 17-year old male,
Jesus Rios, 21-year old Adelanto resident

VICTIM(S): Victim #1: 23-year old male,
Victim #2: 22-year old male

On October 28, 2018, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a report of a fight at a Halloween party in the 14100 block of Cortez Drive.

Upon arrival, deputies located two male victims suffering from stab wounds. Victim #1 was flown to a nearby trauma center for treatment. Victim #2 was taken by ground ambulance to a nearby trauma center for treatment. Both victims underwent surgery for their injuries and were said to be in stable condition.

According to witnesses at the location, three males were engaged in an argument with the victims. During the argument, the men retrieved knives they had concealed on their persons and began stabbing the victims. The suspects fled the location prior to deputies arriving.

Through investigation, deputies located two of the suspects, identified as a 17-year old male and Jesus Rios. The juvenile suspect was arrested and booked at High Desert Juvenile Detention Facility for attempted murder. Rios was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder. The third suspect has been identified and detectives are in the process of detaining him.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective S. Andersen at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171811970

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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