Attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges were filed today against a transient accused of stabbing a man multiple times in La Quinta.
Brandon Sean Williams, 32, was taken into custody at the scene of the stabbing, which occurred at around 4:30 p.m. Friday in the 78200 block of Calle Tampico.
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The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. A motive for the attack remained under investigation.
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Williams was booked into the Indio jail, where he was being held in lieu of $65,000 bail, jail records show. He was slated to make his initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon.
The attack led to a temporary lockdown of some buildings near the scene of the crime, including the La Quinta Public Library.