Assault with a deadly weapon / DUI charges in Midway District
Published - 02/04/19 - 01:27 PM | 1955 views | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A 25-year-old male suspect was driving his car in a reckless manner in a business parking lot about 9:15 p.m. on Feb. 2. A 40-year-old male (victim 1) and a 41-year-old male (victim 2) were walking in the parking lot and almost got hit by the suspect.

At some point the suspect got out of his car with a machete and started to swing it at the victims. Victim 1 was struck in the forehead by the machete and sustained a non life threatening cut. Victim 2 was struck on the nose and sustained a minor cut. The victims were able to hold the suspect down until police arrived.

Ian Smigels was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and DUI. Victim 1 was transported to the hospital and victim 2 declined to go to the hospital. San Diego Police Western Division Detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information related to the above incident is encouraged to call the listed Command handling the investigation or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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