A parolee is in jail following a Wednesday afternoon stabbing on a light-rail train.
The incident was reported about 2:23 p.m. at Alhambra Boulevard and S Street in Sacramento. A police officer near a light-rail station was hailed regarding a stabbing. As the officer approached the train, passengers were running from the train and pointed out the suspect to the officer, according to a Sacramento Police Department account.
The man ran off into a residential area, and officers set up a perimeter. After locating the victim of the assault, officers called in a K9 team to search the neighborhood.
A police dog, Kye, located the suspect hiding behind a detached garage at a residence. Officers took the man into custody, and he was identified by the victim and witnesses as the suspect in the stabbing, according to police.
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He was identified as Marquez Feagin, 42.
Feagin was booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and violation of parole. He is being held in lieu of $2,145,000 bail, according to inmate information available online.
Feagin has a lengthy criminal history and has served prison sentences for offenses including assault with a deadly weapons, causing corporal injury to a spouse or co-habitant, and burglary, according to Sacramento Superior Court records available online.