Attempted Murder in Mammoth?


Police report that a 71 year old man from Hermosa Beach has been arrested in Mammoth Lakes for allegedly stabbing another man after an argument.

According to police, on Thursday officers were called out to the pool area at Sierra Park Villas after a 911 call from the victims wife. Police report that Bruce Beatty and the victim, a 46 year old Redondo Beach man, both own condos at the Sierra Park Villas where they reportedly got into an argument over the victims dog running loose in the complex.

Police say that Beatty is alleged to have threatened to kill the dog, upsetting the victims children. Officers said the argument escalated and Beatty is alleged to have pulled a folding knife out of his pocket and stabbed the victim in the abdomen, according to police.

The suspect was found by the pool and arrested without incident on the allegation of attempted murder.


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