A second man has been arrested in connection with a large fight that left two people stabbed at the Tierra Buena Sikh Temple in Yuba City Nov.10.
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department said Parminder Kooner, 47, surrendered Monday. He was booked into Sutter County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and violation of probation, according to sheriff’s Sgt. David Whiteaker.
Last week, Mangal Singh Sanghera, 43, of Yuba City, was arrested and booked into jail on the same charges.
Mangal Singh Sanghera, 43, was arrested and booked into the Sutter County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and violation of probation, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release.
Sheriff’s deputies responded shortly after 6:30 p.m Sunday to the Sikh Temple in the 2400 block of Tierra Buena Road in Yuba City, where 50 to 100 people were reported fighting with sticks. When they arrived, deputies found a 30-year-old man with a stab wound to his upper body.
Through further investigation, Sanghera was identified as one of the people responsible, officials said. The motive for the stabbing remains under investigation.
Detectives believe there may be witnesses who have yet to come forward and they anticipate more arrests, according to the news release.
According to the sheriff’s department, between 50 and 100 individuals were involved in the brawl at the temple on the 2400 block of Tierra Buena Road that Saturday evening. The participants were fighting with sticks. Two men were stabbed. Their conditions were not known.