BUENA PARK – One man was killed and another is in critical condition after stabbings at an apartment complex Monday night, authorities said.
The incident was reported in the 6000 block of Fullerton Avenue just after 10:30 p.m., said Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority.
Paramedics arrived at the apartment complex to find two men with critical injuries, he said, including one who went into full cardiac arrest.
Firefighters received the call as a possible shooting, but found the men injured with what appeared to be stab wounds, Concialdi said.
One of the men was found on the sidewalk near the apartment complex in grave condition, he said.
Firefighters performed CPR at the scene,
He was pronounced dead at 11:21 p.m. at UCI Medical Center in Orange, according to the coroner’s office.
The other man was
He was also taken to UCI Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition, he said.found on a lawn, just a few feet from the first man, Concialdi said.
The men’s identities have not been released.
What led to the men’s injuries was not immediately known.
More information to come.
By BROOKE EDWARDS STAGGS / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
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