Saturday evening, at about 9:55 pm, Burbank Police Officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of East Valencia Avenue regarding an assault that just occurred. When officers arrived they found two people suffering from significant stab wounds. One victim was a 30 year-old female from Glendale and the other a 33 year-old man from Burbank.
Victims and witnesses advised the officers the man who stabbed the victims had retreated into his home after being confronted by bystanders. The officers surrounded the residence and directed the suspect, who is identified as 28 year-old Burbank resident Adis Pirnazari, to exit. He was arrested without incident.
The investigation has revealed the female victim was at Pirnazari’s home earlier in the evening visiting him and his girlfriend. A verbal argument took place between the Pirnazari and the female victim over him feeling “disrespected.” The female victim left, but returned a short time later with her fiancé, the male victim.
The male victim and Pirnazari exchanged words and got into a physical altercation. At some point during the fight, Pirnazari brandished a knife and stabbed the male victim. The female victim tried to intervene and stop the knife attack at which point she was also stabbed.
Both victims were treated at the scene by officers and Burbank Fire Department paramedics and transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The male victim was stabbed in the arm and torso, while the female suffered puncture wounds to her upper body and arm. They have both been released from the hospital.
Crimes versus Persons detectives were called to the scene. They obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence and recovered several items of evidence, including a knife believed to be the one used in the attack.
Pirnazari was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and booked into the Burbank City Jail. Pirnazari was charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon by the LA County District Attorney’s Office. He was due to be arraigned yesterday morning.