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DATE/TIME: June 24, 2018, at 8:31 p.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 16900 Block of “D” Street, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Grant Cornelious, 55-year-old, a resident of Victorville

VICTIM(S): Confidential, 53-year-old, resident of Victorville

SUMMARY: On June 24, 2018, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the 16900 Block of “D” Street regarding a stabbing.

Upon arrival, deputies learned a woman and two men had left a friend’s house in Apple Valley and were heading to Adelanto when the two men got into a verbal argument. The argument escalated and Grant Cornelious used a knife to stab the victim. The woman, who was driving the car pulled off the roadway. The two men exited the car and continued fighting.

The victim suffered several stab wounds and was transported by air to a nearby trauma center for treatment. The victim in stable condition and he is expected to make a full recovery. The suspect, Cornelious, sustained injuries to his face during the fight and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. After his release from the hospital, Cornelious was arrested and booked at West Valley Detention Center for attempted murder.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer
Station: Victorville Police Department
Case #: 171806895
Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department