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Lakeland Village Stabbing: Manhunt Underway For Wildomar Man

Matthew Skyberg, 27, of Wildomar is being sought by police after he allegedly tried to kill a 19-year-old Lakeland Village man with a knife.

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Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a Wildomar man suspected of trying to kill a Lakeland Village man.

Matthew Skyberg, 27, is being sought by police after he allegedly tried to kill a 19-year-old Lakeland Village man with a knife.

Police were called to the 33000 block of Garner Road in Lakeland Village at 12:41 a.m. today in response to a stabbing.

“Deputies arrived on scene and located a 19-year-old male who was suffering from several stab wounds to his torso. Cal Fire and AMR ambulance personnel were summoned to the scene to render aid. The victim was transported to the Loma Linda Medical Center in the city of Redlands in critical condition,” according to a news release issued out of the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station.

According to investigators, Skyberg had been involved in a verbal altercation and is a suspect.

“During the argument, Skyberg stabbed the victim with an unknown-type of knife and fled the scene,” according to the news release.

Skyberg is described as a white male adult with a shaved head, 6'04" tall and weighing 170 pounds.

The investigation is continuing and the Lake Elsinore Sheriff's Station is asking the public for information on the whereabouts of Skyberg to contact Investigator Kelleher or Investigator Cornett at (951) 245-3300 or after hours and on weekends at (951) 776-1099.

Crystal July 27, 2012 at 04:06 AM
oops...I said "ear" and meant to say "hear" lol
Cat July 27, 2012 at 04:40 AM
Thats right Crystal...where I live people don't find themselves in knife fights of any kind. We're civil, intelligent and talk things out. No one has to deal with 'defending' themselves with a deadly weapon.I hope that some day you get the chance to get out of there and see how the rest of the world lives. No, this is not the norm.
Crystal July 27, 2012 at 05:01 AM
IGNORANCE must be very blissfull. . . . . I'm so very happy and content knowing that crime exists everywhere cat. This knoweledge is what keeps my family and me safe.....also locking my doors at night, not walking through a dark parking lot alone, keeping close watch on my children, and not talking to strangers keeps me safe too! =)
Cat July 27, 2012 at 05:31 AM
Knowledge is what keeps me safe as well..... but we don't have to even lock our doors at night if we don't want to. Everyone knows everyone else, we can walk alone at night & kids can play freely where ever they want to & not have to worry about drug addicts, molesters,graffitti, gang bangers, bank robbers, dead fish & unhappy strangers.It is VERY nice & you should just travel around to the "good parts" of this country & see for yourself. Then you can make a sincere comparison without all your bitterness. There's really no need to be angry & crabby towards me. I invite you to go find these things out for yourself.... but if you don't want to , I can certainly understand that too. Ignorance is bliss....that I agree with.
Crystal July 27, 2012 at 05:10 PM
I'm sure you're seeing that everyone in elsinore knows everyone else too......Don't you have a chat room you can harrass people on?

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