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Two Arrests Made in Eastside Stabbing


On 6/11 Gonzalo Rojas, 27, was arrested for stabbing his roommate following a dispute over differing schedules. Rojas allegedly ganged up on the roommate with an acquaintance, eventually slashing him with a knife. Following the incident, Rojas was chased down San Andres Street by the victim and bystanders, then held until police arrived. Police later arrested Rojas’s alleged accomplice, Christian Botello, 26, at his home.

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