Originally published Sept. 12 @ 12:55 p.m. / Updated Sept. 13 at 4:55 p.m.
Adult male dead from injuries
On Sept. 12 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Pasadena Police officers responded to the 2600 block of East Colorado Boulevard regarding a report of a stabbing that occurred on the sidewalk. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from stab wounds. A witness on scene detained the alleged suspect, identified only at this time as a male adult 66-years-old. Officers immediately took custody of the suspect.
Victim one, an adult male in his 40s, was found unresponsive on the sidewalk suffering from stab wounds to the torso. Pasadena Fire/Paramedics immediately commenced life-saving efforts as they transported him to a local hospital. Life-saving efforts continued but victim one succumbed to his injuries.
Victim two, a male adult in his 30s, was found with a large knife impaled into his leg. The victim was also transported to a local area hospital where he remains in critical condition. The victim’s identity is withheld pending next of kin notifications.
Pasadena Police detectives responded to the scene for investigation. Preliminary information revealed there was some type of verbal exchange between the victims and the suspect. The suspect left but returned a short time later armed with a knife and stabbed both victims. The motive for the attack remains unclear at this time. The suspect remains in police custody at this time, as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Pasadena Police at (626)744-4241, or you may report information anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.
UPDATE Sept. 13 at 4:55 p.m.
The suspect identified as Jose Antonio Santiago, a male Hispanic, 66-years-old, and a Pasadena resident has been arrested and booked for murder. The motive is still unclear and the police continue to investigate.