San Luis Obispo County Gang Task Force members on Sunday arrested a 20-year-old Oceano man in connection with a stabbing that left a 40-year-old Phoenix, Arizona, man with serious injuries the day before.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at a home on the 2100 block of Vista Street in Oceano about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. Outside, they found the victim with a stab wound to the torso, a Sheriff’s Office news release said.
The victim was taken to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center to undergo surgery, and remained there recovering Monday, the news release said.
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The suspect, identified as Jaime Alberto Uc, allegedly fled the scene before deputies arrived.
About 6 p.m. Sunday, acting on an arrest warrant, Sheriff’s Office detectives and gang task force members located Uc at a motel on Traffic Way in Arroyo Grande, where he was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, the release said.
Uc was booked into County Jail, where he remained Monday in lieu of $30,000 bail.