April 14, 2024
Police tape traces the McDonald’s car parking zone the place Joshua Goodman was fatally stabbed final month. Photograph credit score: OnScene.TV

A person accused of fatally wounding one other man in a stabbing exterior a Halfway-area fast-food restaurant pleaded not responsible Monday to homicide.

Armando Manuel Parras, 31, is accused of ambushing 44-year-old Joshua Goodman because the sufferer was using a bicycle within the car parking zone of a Halfway Drive McDonald’s, based on the San Diego Police Division.

In keeping with SDPD Lt. Jud Campbell, Parras was a passenger in a light-colored minivan that pulled up close to the sufferer simply earlier than 11:30 a.m. Aug. 30.

Parras allegedly exited the car and started chasing Goodman within the car parking zone. Campbell stated that within the ensuing 30 seconds, Parras stabbed Goodman, then jumped again into the van, which left the scene west on Halfway Drive.

Paramedics took Goodman to a hospital, the place he died.

A suspected motive for the stabbing has not been disclosed, however Campbell stated the sufferer and suspect have been acquainted.

Parras, who stays in custody with out bail, was arrested final week at a motel in West Covina.

The individual driving the minivan, who was solely described as feminine, stays at massive.

San Diego police requested anybody with data relating to the assault to name the SDPD Murder Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.