SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Video of a brazen stabbing and attack had neighbors in Yuba County on edge.
A Linda man was stabbed at his own front door, and the suspect, who posed as a delivery man, now faces attempted murder and burglary charges.READ MORE: Suspected Gunman In Shooting Of Black Man Outside Stockton Bank Charged With Hate Crime
The family was still too shaken up to appear on camera. But after we showed the victims two sons the suspect’s photo they identified him as an old friend from high school.
He was identified as Daniel Solis, 30, and is accused of breaking into the Espinoza home in Linda on Friday.
He showed up posing as a delivery man with a black face mask, hoodie and an iPhone box in his hand.
The family Ring camera shows the suspect forcing the victim, 59, back into his house and then pulling out a knife. He tells the victim to “get down” and then you hear someone yell out in pain.
Deputies say, after the stabbing, Solis quickly rode away on his bike. The family tells us he left with nothing but the knife in his hand.
He was arrested Sunday at a home about five minutes away from the crime scene.READ MORE: CBS13 Poll: Has COVID-19 Changed Your Opinion On Trick-Or-Treating?
The victim’s two sons say Solis was a good student who they heard was going through a tough time, but that he knew this as their family home.
They still don’t know what would motivate what they called a random attack.
“He came in and stabbed the guy. That was ridiculous,” said neighbor Larry Lang.
Neighbors now taking no chances with their home security.
“I have a peephole. I don’t answer my door if I don’t know you,” said neighbor Dottie Smith.
“Be aware of everything. Don’t leave anything to chance,” said Lang.
The victim is expected to make a full recovery and was expected to be released from the hospital by Monday night.MORE NEWS: 'It Scares Me': Children Of Man Shot 7 Times In Stockton Describe Fear, Anger
The suspect is in the Yuba County Jail on $1 million bail.