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Yakima man arrested for attempted murder

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Yakima man accused of stabbing another man in the leg, then threatening to kill him is behind bars.

Police arrested Leon Johnson, 58 in the 200 block of South Naches Avenue, around 6p.m. Sunday night.

Ricky Garza and Alice Silva told police, Johnson had attacked and threatened both of them.

Johnson was booked into the Yakima County Jail.

Police say Garza had been treated and released from the hospital.

Johnson faces second degree attempted murder charges.