MODESTO - A 24 year old man was arrested by authorities on charges stemming from homicide in November.
Police believe Steven Rodriguez is the man responsible in the stabbing death of 35 year old Fadi Salman, who was visiting relatives in Stanislaus County from Yemen. A second man who was also stabbed was treated for injuries and released from the hospital.
The incident happened on November 19th at about 12:15am when police received several 911 calls reporting a stabbing in a parking lot at Oakdale Road and Sylvan Avenue. Police believe an argument between the suspect and victims took place that escalated in the back parking lot.
Police arrested Rodriguez Thursday and booked him into the Stanislaus County Jail on murder and attempted murder charges.
Authorities encourage anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective Pouv at (209) 572-9826, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.