Two stabbed in Merced, suspect was arrested police say

Merced Police say they responded to a call Sunday night of a fight in progress with a man in possession of a knife.

Officers responded to the Osito Apartments in the 2500 block of Midge Avenue at around 10:19 p.m., when officers arrived, they located two victims who had been stabbed.

Officers learned from witnesses the location of the suspect and directed officers to an apartment in the complex where the suspect was located.

Authorities say 25-year-old Cody Lashmet was taken into custody without incident. Both victims were transported to local hospitals, their injuries were not life threatening.

25-year-old arrested for stabbing two people in Merced

Lashmet was booked into the Merced County jail for assault with a deadly weapon.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Sgt. Solis at 209-385-4703 or by email at

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