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Two Arrested for Downtown Gang-Related Stabbing
updated: Feb 04, 2014, 2:41 PM

Source: SBPD

Javier Hernandez III, of Oxnard, and Juan Jose Vasquez, of Goleta, both ages 18, were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a gang-related stabbing in downtown Santa Barbara. The victim is a 31-year old Santa Barbara man who sustained a non-life threatening stab wound to his back. He was treated at the scene by paramedics.

On February 3, 2013 at 12:57 p.m., officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of a fight in the vicinity of the 00 block of W. Carrillo Street. One caller advised that the incident involved an assault with a knife. Following the incident the involved parties fled. Numerous citizens reported descriptions of the suspects and their direction of travel; they were taken into custody at the intersection of State Street and Carrillo Street. The victim and a companion were located on the 900 block of Anacapa Street.

Investigation revealed that prior to the altercation the victim and a companion were walking in Paseo Nuevo Mall when they were confronted by a group of subjects that included Hernandez and Vasquez. A witness heard words and saw gang hand signs being exchanged between the subjects. The victim and his companion were subsequently followed out to the street and a fight ensued on the 00 block of W. Carrillo Street, during which the victim was stabbed. A witness heard the name of a Santa Barbara area gang being shouted during the altercation. Investigation indicated that Hernandez and Vasquez were involved in the stabbing.

Hernandez and Vasquez were both booked into Santa Barbara County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon with bail amounts of $30,000.00. This investigation is still ongoing and additional details are being withheld.

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MUG SHOT GALLERY

UPDATED With Photos: Roger reports a Code 415: Fight/Stabbing in front of Spectrum Gym. Four suspects were detained, one running West and 3 running south through the Canary parking lot. (02/04/14)
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