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22 year old accused of stabbing his father

(Calexico man in custody)…He is being charged in the stabbing of his father.

Police say 48 year old Fernando Meza of Calexico was stabbed several times Wednesday night. He suffered stab wounds in his arms, back, abdomen, chest and legs. He was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center, then flown out of Imperial County for further treatment. He was listed in stable condition. Officials say the son, 22 year old Fernando Francisco Meza Figueroa, was located about a block away from the scene in the 500 block of Heffernan. The suspect was found with blood on him. He was arrested and booked into County Jail. He was charged with attempted murder, with bail set at $500,000. Details of the stabbing were not released, as the investigation is continuing.