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Suspect in Oxnard wedding stabbings arrested

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

May 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man accused of stabbing guests at an Oxnard wedding was arrested Sunday.Ventura County Sheriff's deputies received a disturbance call from the 3600 block of Dufau Road in Oxnard on Sunday. When they arrived the found a large wedding party under way with several hundred guests.

There was an additional disturbance next door to the wedding. While deputies investigated that problem, they were informed a fight had broken out at the wedding. They found three stabbing victims at the scene.

Witnesses gave deputies the stabbing suspect's description. Deputies found the man, identified as 32-year-old Francisco Santos, as he was leaving the scene in a dark colored SUV.

He was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. The victims were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.