PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — 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.