Facebook feud that ended in stabbing leads to jail for teen
Michael Jason Wilson, who was charged as an adult, pleaded guilty to felony assault with a deadly weapon with a sentencing enhancement for inflicting great bodily harm, the Torrance Daily Breeze reported.
Two other counts were dismissed.
The March stabbing took place at Wilson’s home after his 17-year-old classmate, identified only as Julian C. in court proceedings, agreed to meet Wilson.
Julian C., who was accompanied by three other friends, drove to Wilson’s house to confront him, prosecutors said.
Authorities said that’s when Wilson, then 16, stabbed Julian C. with a 12-inch carving knife.
Julian C. underwent surgery and spent a week in the hospital, prosecutors said. Another boy also required surgery on his injured hand.
In addition to one year in jail, Wilson was sentenced Monday to three years of probation. A message left with Wilson’s attorney, Paul Meyer, was not immediately returned.
-- Ricardo Lopez
Photo: Michael Jason Wilson. Credit: KTLA-TV