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Police: Man arrested after stabbing 2 at Riverside grill

February 17, 2019
This Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, photo released by the Riverside Police Department shows suspect, Hugo Cesar Garciao, 32, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Police say Garciao stabbed two bouncers and shot at them before he was subdued outside a popular restaurant in Riverside, Calif.. The Press-Enterprise reports a bouncer at Duke's Bar & Grill in Riverside, Calif., had stopped a man from entering because he avoided a search early Saturday morning. Riverside police say the man then pulled out a knife and stabbed the bouncer in the abdomen. He stabbed the second bouncer in the back and neck. Police say the man pulled out a gun during the struggle and fired, but missed. The bouncers held him down until police arrived. (Riverside Police partment via AP)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed two bouncers and shot at them before he was subdued outside a restaurant in Southern California.

The Press-Enterprise reports a bouncer at Duke’s Bar and Grill in Riverside had stopped a man from entering because he avoided a search early Saturday.

Police say the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the bouncer in the abdomen. He then stabbed the second bouncer in the back and neck.

Police say the suspect fired a gun during an ensuing struggle, but nobody was hit.

The bouncers were able to hold him down until officers arrived.

Authorities say the victims were hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police say Hugo Cesar Garciao was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

It wasn’t immediately known if the 32-year-old has an attorney.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com