LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An Emmy-winning television producer was sentenced to state prison Thursday for attempting to murder one of his tenants in Studio City.
According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, 38-year-old Andre Salamán Bautista — who also goes by the name Andre Bauth — was ordered to spend 13 years in jail.READ MORE: Fire Guts Commercial Building In East LA
Last month, a judge found Bautista guilty of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
Special circumstances allegations were also proven true that he used a knife and caused great bodily injury.
On Sept. 8, 2015, Bautista stabbed one of his tenants during an argument that escalated within his boarding house.READ MORE: Mandatory Evacuations Remain For Palisades Fire; Investigators Continue Search For Suspected Arsonist
Police said Bautista stormed out of the bedroom, retrieved a knife from the kitchen and chased the victim into another bedroom where the stabbing took place.
Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of a stab wound to the chest, which subsequently pierced his lung.
The victim survived the attack.MORE NEWS: Chatsworth Police Searching For Suspect Wanted In Triple Shooting
Bautista fled the country and eventually surrendered to authorities in Mexico City.