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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in attack at Tracy park

The victim, a 43-year-old man from Tracy, was released from the hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries, officials say.

TRACY, Calif. — A suspect was arrested in the life-threatening attack of a Tracy man at El Pescadero Park on June 2, officials with the Tracy Police Department announced Wednesday.

Aaron James Mears, 28 of Tracy, was arrested on a Ramey warrant and booked into San Joaquin County Jail Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. 

Authorities said that Mears violently assaulted a 43-year-old Tracy man at Tracy's Pescadero Park around midnight June 2. The victim was eventually released from the hospital after suffering from life-threatening injuries, according to the Tracy Police Department.

Mears is expected to appear in court at San Joaquin County Superior Court's Manteca branch for arraignment on Thursday.

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The attack was the first of two at Pescadero Park so far in the month of June. On Monday, around 2:20 a.m., a 32-year-old man was attacked at the park and also suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.

Authorities said that the two attacks are unrelated and a suspect is still being sought in Monday's assault. 

Those with information can call Detective Ray Reynoso at 209-831-6640 or Tracy Crime Stoppers which is offering $300 for information that leads to the arrest of the attacker.

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