February 29, 2024
An officer outdoors a Coronado Police cruiser. Photograph by way of @CoronadoPolice Twitter

 A person was arrested Tuesday for allegedly attacking and severely injuring his mother and father with a knife throughout a go to to their Coronado residence.

Adam Michael Nordhues, 41, of La Mesa reportedly assaulted the couple, each 69 years previous, with out provocation shortly earlier than 9 p.m. Monday at a condominium complicated within the 1700 block of Avenida Del Mundo, simply west of Glorietta Bay.

In line with the Coronado Police Division, patrol personnel arrived to search out the victims within the foyer of their constructing. Paramedics took them to an area trauma middle for remedy of extreme, however apparently non-life-threatening, wounds.

Officers discovered the suspect in a parking zone on the complicated, nonetheless armed with a knife. Police mentioned that Nordhues allegedly ignored repeated orders to drop the weapon and give up, prompting officers to make use of an electrical stun gun on him earlier than taking him into custody.

Nordhues was booked into San Diego Central Jail after being handled at a hospital and is being held on suspicion of tried homicide, assault with a lethal weapon, and elder abuse.

He was being held with out bail pending arraignment, which was scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.