Brawley Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Thursday afternoon.
According to Commander Brett Houser of the Brawley Police Department , at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday , there was a report of a fight between two men in the area of 400 West B Street. Responding officers located a 49-year old man with a single stab wound to the upper torso. The victim was taken to Pioneers Memorial Hospital for treatment. Investigating officers identified a suspect in the stabbing . 44-year old Kevin Baxter. Baxter fled the scene on foot but officers were able to locate him at about 8:30 a.m. Friday in the area of 500 West River Drive. Baxter was taken into custody with out incident and was booked into Imperial County Jail of charges of attempted murder. The dispute was apparently a personal issue between the two men. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.