Elderly man fatally stabbed in Yucca Valley apparent carjacking

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies responded to a problem call at a business on the 58000 block of Twentynine Palms Highway at approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday.

An elderly man suffering with apparent stab wounds was pronounced dead at the scene.

A suspect identified as James Adam Webb was caught at about 9:30 a.m. in the Paradise Valley area as he attempted to flee, according to the sheriff's department.

Investigators determined the victim was possibly killed during a carjacking.

Webb was booked for murder and held at the Morongo Basin jail without bail.

The victim was not identified pending notification of next of kin.

The incident was under investigation. Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact Detective Jon Woods or Sergeant Trevis Newport of the Sheriff's Homicide Division at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME or you may leave information on the We-Tip website http://wetip.com/

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