Murder Attempt in El Centro


el-centro-police-department logoEL CENTRO – At around 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, officers from the El Centro Police Department responded to a stabbing call at the 400 block of E. Orange Avenue.

When officers arrived they found the victim; a 50 year old male, suffering from several stab wounds.

Witnesses told the investigating officers that there had been an argument, and that 30 year old Anthony Maduena, of El Centro had stabbed the victim and fled the scene.

The victim; an El Centro resident, was taken to a San Diego area hospital for treatment.

Shortly before 10:00 p.m., an officer on patrol spotted Maduena in the 300 block of Smoketree Drive and arrested him. He was turned over to detectives for questioning.

Maduena was booked into the Imperial County Jail and was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

His bail was set at $500,000.00