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Victorville Police arrest a suspect who stabbed a man after a physical altercation

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police in Victorville have arrested a 29-year-old previously convicted felon on probation in connection with a stabbing, officials said.

The sheriff’s department said Keseandre Wooten, a resident of Victorville, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Violating Parole.

It happened at about 3:06 pm, on March 5, 2019, in the area of 7th Street and La Paz Drive in Victorville.

According to a sheriff’s news release, the 40-year-old victim was walking and encountered the suspect.

“For unknown reasons, the two became involved in an altercation that resulted in Wooten stabbing the victim once in the upper torso. After the stabbing Wooten left the scene on foot,” stated the release.

Deputy M. Forsberg located Wooten in the 16200 block of Hughes Road. “He was detained, and the knife used in the incident was recovered,” officials said.

The male victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Wooten was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and is currently being held without bail. He is scheduled for arraignment in a Victorville court room on March 7, 2019.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy S. Tamayo at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com

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