Mon. Jun 24th, 2024

On Sunday, March 26, 2023 at approximately 10:27 PM, Garden Grove Police Department officers responded to the 10300 block of Lampson Ave., regarding a stabbing that had just occurred.

During the investigation, the police officers learned a verbal altercation took place between a male subject and the suspect, later identified as Juan Carlos Fernandez Bustos, a 25-year-old of Garden Grove.

The argument escalated into a physical altercation. When the male victim tried to intervene, he was stabbed in the upper torso. This victim was transported to a nearby hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

A 16-year-old female also tried to intervene during the physical altercation. While doing so, she sustained non-life threatening injuries to her hand. She later received medical attention and is in stable condition.
Fernandez Bustos was positively identified and located at a nearby hospital, also with injuries.

The victims’ identities are not being released at this time. This investigation is on going.

If you witnessed or have any information about this incident, please contact Detective D. Camara at 714 741-5824 or

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