Suspect in double stabbing arrested

DOWNEY – Downey police arrested a man today in connection with two stabbings that occurred early Saturday morning. 

At around 1 a.m. Saturday, two men were in front of a business on the 9000 block of Imperial Highway when they were approached by the suspect, 31-year-old Steven Aguayo, authorities said. 

Police say Aguayo attacked the men without provocation, stabbing them both. The men drove themselves to a local hospital and are expected to survive. 

Aguayo fled before police arrived but detectives identified him as a suspect, authorities said. Police officers served an arrest warrant this morning at a home on the 12400 block of Rose Avenue, where Aguayo was arrested without incident. 

Aguayo has been charged with attempted murder. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Mark Galindo at (562) 904-2336 or Detective Ron Gee at (562) 904-2331.

NewsEric Pierce