Wednesday, April 17, 2024

San Pedro stabbing victim said to be the aggressor

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A stabbing incident on Christmas Day, December 25th, left 28-year-old Marlon Thompson with stab injuries to his back. Police responded to the incident and detained a minor reportedly involved in the incident, while Thompson was taken to the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II. The minor was taken into custody, but according to reports from the San Pedro Police, he was not held liable because Thompson was the alleged aggressor.
San Pedro police say they responded to reports of a fight on Angel Coral Street around 3:05AM. When officers arrived at the scene, they saw Thompson suffering from two stab wounds to the back. The alleged attacker was still there, and Thompson quickly identified the minor to the police officers. The minor was detained and taken into custody pending charges as an investigation started. The minor has since been released.
According to reports, Thompson was treated and is in stable condition. Police continue investigating the incident.

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