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Seven men in their early 20s were recovering Sunday after being stabbed in a wild fight at a 200-person house party in Pasadena, and police said a suspect at the scene was booked on suspicion of attempted murder.

Three of the victims suffered critical injuries. Of the remaining non- critically injured, one person suffered moderate injuries and three others suffered minor injuries, according to Lisa Derderian of the Pasadena Fire Department.

The suspect, who alleged started stabbing anyone near him during a fight, was later identified as San Gabriel resident Aaron Hong Te, 21, according to Pasadena Police Lt. John Mercado. Te, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, was booked at the Pasadena city jail.

Officers were dispatched at 3:10 a.m. Saturday to the 3100 block of East California Boulevard in response to a report of a large house party with at least one stabbing victim, according to Pasadena police Lt. Vasken Gourdikian.

Upon their arrival, officers were able to detain the suspect, who was in front of the home, without incident. He was identified as the possible assailant by at least two of the stabbing victims, Gourdikian said.

“The investigation revealed that suspect Te bumped into someone at the party and a fight quickly erupted,” Mercado said. “During the fight, Te produced a knife and started to stab people who were standing close to him.”

Gourdikian said the party was promoted on social media by the host.

Pasadena police asked anyone who witnessed the fight and knife attack to call them at (626) 744-4620.

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—City News Service

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