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Man hospitalized, another in custody after stabbing

June 9, 2010 2:36:36 PM PDT
A man was seriously injured in a stabbing in downtown San Rafael on Tuesday evening, police said.

The stabbing happened at about 6:15 p.m. behind Perry's Delicatessen at 909 Lincoln Ave.

Police said two men were arguing behind the deli when one suddenly stabbed the other in the chest, then fled in a pickup truck parked nearby.

Paramedics responded and took the victim to Marin General Hospital.

An eyewitness to the stabbing gave police information that pointed them toward Wenceslao Castillo-Hernandez, 43.

Castillo-Hernandez was arrested at his apartment in the 300 block of Bayview Street, near Gerstle Park, at about 1:30 a.m. today, police said.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call San Rafael police at (415) 485-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

Tips can also be made online by visiting www.bayareacrimestoppers.com.


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