By CBSLA Staff

VICTORVILLE (CBSLA) – A Circle K convenience store clerk has been arrested on allegations he stabbed a man during a fight inside the Victorville store early Tuesday morning.

The stabbing occurred just after 4 a.m. at the store in the 15800 block of Mojave Drive.

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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the store to find the victim, identified as 25-year-old Elijah Griego, with multiple stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

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Investigators learned that Griego and the store clerk, 25-year-old Jeremy Fearon, had gotten into a fight which lead to the stabbing, the sheriff’s department said. Fearon was taken into custody on suspicion of murder. He is being held without bail.

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It’s unclear what prompted the dispute or whether Fearon and Griego knew each other prior to the altercation.