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* Santa Rosa Third Suspect David Jesse Tapia In County Fair Stabbing Surrenders To Police

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A third suspect wanted in connection with a gang-related stabbing earlier this month near the Sonoma County Fair surrendered to Santa Rosa police Wednesday.Windsor resident David Jesse Tapia, 19, turned himself in at the Sonoma County jail and was booked for attempted murder and participating in a criminal street gang, Santa Rosa police said.Two other suspects in the stabbing, a 14-year-old Santa Rosa boy and Marquis Gonsalves, 19, of Santa Rosa, are already in custody for attempted murder with gang enhancements.The stabbing happened Aug. 6 following an assault near the county fair carnival area. Two male victims of the assault left the fair and separated, and one was then attacked again by the same suspects, police said.Officers responded to a report of an injured man near the fairgrounds at Brookwood Avenue and Lee Street and found a stabbing victim bleeding from the neck, police said. He was taken to a hospital.The attack, believed to be gang-related, remains under investigation, police said.

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