Corning Police say an argument between two men ended in a stabbing near the Travel Centers of America Truck Stop.
Officers were called to the scene at 4:14 p.m. Friday, where they located the victim, 35 year old Carolton Stevens of Corning, with lacerations to the side of his abdomen.
The suspect, 45 year old Ramiro Ruiz of Chico, was arrested after he was found hiding nearby.
Investigators say the argument started while the two men were traveling in a vehicle. They got out near Highway 99 and South Avenue, where the argument escalated and Ruiz allegedly stabbed Stevens twice in the stomach.
Stevens is hospitalized in stable condition. Ruiz is jailed for Assault with a Deadly Weapon.##