Two injured in Antioch stabbing, one arrested for homicide

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Two men were injured in a stabbing in Antioch on Monday morning. 

According to Antioch Police Department, at 7:42 a.m., officers were called to the 3500 block of Clayburn Road due to a fight. Another call also reported that someone had been stabbed. 

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man with multiple stab wounds on his head and upper body. He was transported to the hospital and, according to police, is expected to survive. 

The suspect was identified as Jesus Martinez Perez. 

Perez was found in the front yard of a residence nearby on Clayburn Road and had a stab wound on his right hand. He is taken to the hospital for treatment and will be booked into county jail for attempted homicide, APD says. 

Police say their investigation showed that the suspect and the victim were related. As a result, police believe this was an isolated incident, and there is no further threat to the public now.


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