Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Attempted Murder With Wooden Cane: 58-Year-Old Man Arrested

cane-man-shoes.jpg
(Photo by ashraful kadir via Flickr)
Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

A 58-year-old man Hispanic man was arrested on suspicion ofattempted murder with a wooden cane after an vicious attack on a 63-year-old man in San Diego, say authorities, reports KTLA.

Two San Diego Police officers were conducting routine patrols near 16th Street and Island Avenue in the Sherman Heights area of San Diego when they came across the attack in progress at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The unnamed 63-year-old suffered a severe head injury, facial fractures and a broken hand. He is expected to survive and is recovering at an unknown hospital. According to police the victim did not know the suspect, notes KTLA. The incident is under investigation.