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Bradley man arrested after allegedly stabbing former roommate with a machete, deputies say

BRADLEY, Calif. (KION-TV)- The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said that a 26-year-old man is in jail after he allegedly stabbed a man with a machete on Saturday night.

Deputies said that they received a report of a stabbing on the 7000 block of Chadwick Drive around 9 p.m.

When deputies arrived to the scene, they located a man who had multiple injuries. The man was transported to a local hospital where he is currently listed in serious condition.

Investigators said that that the suspect who was identified as 26-year-old Raul Galvez and the victim knew each other because they were former roommates.

Deputies said that Galvez and the man were in a verbal altercation which got physical. Galvez allegedly produced a knife which he used to stab the man.

Galvez then produced a machete and stabbed the man multiple times, according to deputies.

Deputies said that they received a separate call while at the crime scene regarding another male adult who needed medical help in a nearby neighborhood.

The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said that witnesses in the area identified the man who called as Raul Galvez. Deputies said that Galvez initially provided false information about his identity.

Investigators said that Galvez had three outstanding warrants out of San Luis Obispo County and Monterey County.

Galvez was arrested and transported to a local hospital for injuries he sustained during the altercation.

After being released from the hospital, Galvez was transported to the Monterey County Jail on attempted murder charges and the three active arrest warrants. His bail has been set at $1 million.

If you have any information regarding this stabbing, you are asked to contact Acting Sergeant Rosy Silva at (831) 755-3818.

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