By CBS13 Staff

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities arrested a suspect accused of fatally stabbing a man along East Rose Avenue, the Stockton Police Department said on Friday.

Officers responded to reports of a physical fight in the area when a man broke into the home of someone he knew shortly after noon.

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According to police, a 47-year-old man was found stabbed at the scene. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The suspect—later identified as James Ortega, 32—allegedly carjacked a delivery truck and fled the area before officers arrived.

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When they later located and attempted to stop him, Ortega fled and led officers on a short pursuit, according to police.

He eventually stopped and was taken into custody in the area of Morada Lane and Caywood Drive.

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Ortega was booked into the county jail on charges of homicide, carjacking and evading.