Teen arrested for stabbing friend during argument

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A 16-year-old suspect was arrested after allegedly stabbing his 16-year-old friend during an argument Tuesday. 

According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, officers responded to reports of a stabbing near West Ninth Street and Warren Lane around 12:25 p.m. 

At the scene, police found the 16-year-old victim with one non-life-threatening stab wound. 

Police arrested the 16-year-old suspect and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon. 

Officers said the two were friends and got into a heated argument at the suspect’s house. The suspect then chased the victim and stabbed him in the back with a four-inch folding knife. 

The victim was transported to the hospital. The suspect was booked into Juvenile Hall.


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