Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested
For Immediate Release
January 24, 2018
ATTEMPTED MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
CORONA, CA– On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Corona Police officers arrested 30-year-old Miguel Angel Flores, a Corona resident, after a stabbing was reported at Flores’ home in the 1000 block of East Third Street.
At about 7:30 a.m., 9-1-1 operators received a call reporting that another man who also lives at the East Third Street location had been stabbed and was bleeding profusely from his injuries. Before officers arrived, the 67-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital where he provided a statement to investigators. The victim suffered serious injuries in this attack and was later transferred to a trauma center. He is currently in stable condition. Officers arrested Flores at his home on E. Third Street.
Flores and the victim are not related and the motive for this attack is still under investigation. Detectives served a search warrant at the home and interviewed Flores who was later booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on the charge of attempted murder. His bail was set at $1 million dollars.
Investigators are not releasing further details at this time, pending the analysis of the items recovered from the scene of the stabbing.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation please call Senior Detective Jesse Jurado at 951-279-3628 or email Jesse.Jurado@CoronaCA.gov.
About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit www.CoronaCA.gov.
Sr. Detective Andy Bryant
Public Information Officer