PASADENA ( — A 31-year-old man remained on life support Sunday after being assaulted by his roommate outside of a party in Old Pasadena.

According to the Pasadena Police Department, officers were sent around 1:00 a.m. Saturday to the 100 block of South Raymond Avenue regarding a person down on the sidewalk.

Once on scene, they found an Asian male victim, of Alhambra, unresponsive.

Officers said they administered CPR until paramedics arrived.

He was then transported to a hospital and was placed on life support due to a significant head trauma.

A preliminary investigation revealed the victim’s roommate, Giorgio Bustamante, 30, of Alhambra, attended a birthday party together.

An argument between the two men soon escalated into a physical altercation.

Officers explained Bustamante was arrested and booked for attempted homicide.

He is being held on $1 million at the Pasadena Police Department Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact police at (626) 744-4511.


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