SELMA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Selma Police have arrested 26-year-old Joshua Hernandez for a deadly stabbing. It happened early last Tuesday morning off McCall near Tulare Street.
There Selma Police said they found 25-year-old Cory Smith. He was stabbed and later died in the hospital.
Police said Smith's friend had been the intended victim. She told police her ex-boyfriend and his friends showed up and began attacking her. When her friend, Smith, stepped in to defend her-- he was stabbed multiple times.
Hernandez will now be charged with Smith's homicide. He was already in custody for probation violations in relation to the case.
Selma Police arrest man who they say stabbed 25-year-old protecting friend