Two men arrested after knife fight

DOWNEY - Downey Police arrested two men Saturday after a stabbing that left one man with life-threatening injuries.The incident began when two groups of friends began arguing at a Downey restaurant Saturday night. Michael Steven Smith, 33, was allegedly stabbed in the neck by a man police are not identifying yet. Smith then went to his car, retrieved a knife, and stabbed his attacker, police said. Both men were arrested and charged with attempted murder. Smith's injury was not considered very serious but the other suspect was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

********** Published: September 22, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 23