An Ontario man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a man at a bar, officials said.
Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nicholas Urrutia and the victim engaged in an argument that escalated into a physical fight, the Ontario Police Department said in a news release.
During the fight, 41-year-old Urrutia stabbed the victim – identified only as a 51-year-old Ontario man — multiple times, Ontario Police said.
Urrutia fled the scene before officers arrived.
Responding officers rendered medical aid to the victim and transported him to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Urrutia was arrested at a Motel 6 located at 231 N. Vineyard Ave. and was booked at West Valley Detention Center on suspicion of murder.