On January 24, 2023, around 4:20 PM, the Chico Police Dispatch Center received a call that two victims had been stabbed outside a business on the 1000 block of East Avenue. The suspects fled the scene before police arrived. Fortunately, attentive witnesses alerted our dispatch center to the direction they had fled, and officers located the suspects a few blocks from the stabbing incident.
The suspects, identified as Alexander McGregor and a 16-year-old juvenile, were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. The two victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries and one was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The Chico Police Department is continuing its investigation into the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at (530)897-4911, reference case number 23-000490.
Location: 1000 block of East Ave.
Suspect 1: Alexander McGregor, 18
Suspect 2: Withheld
Supervisor: Sgt. M. Escobedo
Lieutenant: Lt. B. Love
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!