Stabbing at Isla Vista fraternity house
January 25, 2015
A knife fight in front of an Isla Vista fraternity house on Saturday has left one UCSB student in jail and another in the hospital.
At about 2:45 a.m., a UC Santa Barbara police officer observed a bloody fight in front of a fraternity located on the 6700 block of Sueno Road. The officer found four bloody suspects who then attempted to flee.
Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies arrived and found an man inside the fraternity. The victim, identified as a 21-year-old UCSB student, had stab wounds to his chest and head.
Emergency personnel transported the victim to Cottage Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
Deputies arrested Kevin Ruiz, 18, for assault with a deadly weapon and booked him into the Santa Barbara County Jail. The remaining three suspects were released.
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