Nov 19, 2012 3:36 PM by Kelly Orsini, KSBY News

Student arrested after Isla Vista stabbing

A student at UC Santa Barbara was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing early Sunday that left one person with life-threatening injuries.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Peter Cho at a home in the 800 block of Embarcadero Del Norte in Isla Vista Sunday.

Deputies and campus police officers had responded to a report of a fight at a business in that same area at about 4 a.m. They found a man who had been stabbed six times and another person who had been hit in the head. The stabbing victim was rushed to the hospital and taken into surgery for inuries to his back, wrist, and side. He is currently stable. The other victim was treated and released at the scene.

Deputies say they found a knife and other possible evidence at the home where Cho was arrested. He is also facing charges of asault with a deadly weapon and destroying or concealing evidence. Bail was set at $500,000.



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