Merced Co. Truck Stop Feud Involving Ceremonial Knife Lands Man in Jail for Attempted Homicide
An argument over a parking spot at the Petro 2 Truck Stop on Gonzaga Road in Santa Nella Friday morning led to a stabbing according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.
When deputies arrived they found the victim bleeding from multiple stab wounds to the head, neck, arm, and chest.
They said the suspect, Kuldeep Sandhu of Sacramento, was covered in blood and being held down by a witness.
Deputies reported that the victim and suspect, both truck drivers got into a verbal argument over a parking spot at the gas pumps. During the argument, deputies say Sandhu produced a ceremonial knife and began stabbing the victim.