EL CENTRO — Around 4 AM on December 4, 2022, the El Centro Police Department responded to a reported stabbing on the 100 block of South 3rd Street.
Once police arrived to the location, they observed a man suffering from stab wounds to his upper torso.
The victim, a 23-year0old man, was transported to the El Centro Regional Medical Center, where he was stabilized and was later flown to a trauma center.
During further investigation, the police identified the suspect as Francisco Flores.
Flores was not located at the scene, but was later arrested at his house without incident.
Flores was transported to the Imperial County Jail and on booked on suspicion of attempted murder.