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Two men arrested in Santa Barbara in connection to Summerland stabbing

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office reported that two men have been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident in Summerland on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Around 12:41 a.m. that Wednesday, Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a stabbing victim that arrived at a local hospital. Once at the hospital, deputies discovered the victim suffered a significant stab wound to their upper body.

An investigation ensued which revealed the stabbing occurred at a hotel on the 2100 block of Ortega Hill Road in Summerland.

Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) detectives and Forensics responded to the scene for further investigation.

During the investigation, two suspects were identified. These two men were located in the City of Santa Barbara on Thursday, Aug. 20, promptly arrested and booked into the County's Main Jail for assault with a deadly weapon, assault with great bodily injury, attempted murder and accessory. Their bails were each set at $1,00,000 and $30,000.

The victim has reportedly been released from the hospital and is expected to recover.

Sheriff's detectives said they are not searching for any more suspects in connection to this incident.

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