Man Arrested for Stabbing Two Riverside Men in Colton

Man Arrested for Stabbing Two Riverside Men in Colton

COLTON, Calif. – A Loma Linda man was arrested after stabbing two men during an altercation on Wednesday.


On June 12, 2019, at around 1:37 a.m., Colton Police responded to the report of a stabbing near Sperry and Fairway Drives in the City of Colton. The reporting party told authorities that the suspect was involved in a fight that resulted in the stabbing of two victims with a knife. Both of the victims, an 18-year-old Riverside man and a 21-year-old Riverside man were transported to the hospital.


The 18-year-old victim is in critical condition and the 21-year-old victim is in stable condition. Detectives investigated the incident and was able to identify the suspect as 22-year-old Richardo Moreno. Several search warrants were served in both Loma Linda and in Colton, which led to evidence.


Moreno was later located and booked into jail for attempted murder. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Colton Police Department, Detective Lunt at 909-370-5142 of Colton Police Dispatch at 909-370-5000.

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