Violent Crime

* Nicolas Jesse Young Arrested By Gilroy Police in Alleged Connection to Stabbing

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Officers arrested a man in Gilroy Saturday in connection with a June stabbing, police said. The stabbing occurred on June 12 during a fight between nine people in the 7100 block of Eigleberry Street, near the intersection of East Eighth and Monterey streets, around 2:40 a.m., according to police. Two people involved in the fight confronted a victim, who wasn’t involved in the melee, and stabbed him several times in the torso, according to police.

He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. The group, including the two suspects involved in the stabbing, then dispersed and a number of people ran south on Eigleberry Street. Nicolas Jesse Young, 18, of Gilroy was arrested at around 5:45 p.m. in Las Animas Park in connection to the stabbing. Young was booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, with gang enhancements pending.

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