On August 25, at about 11:35 p.m.
Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 800 block of Lincoln Blvd. regarding an assault with a deadly weapon in progress. Further information indicated that a husband/suspect stabbed his wife/victim. Upon arrival, the husband/suspect was located in in the alley to the rear of the complex and was taken into custody without incident. The suspect had at least one stab wound to his chest, which was determined to be self-inflicted. The wife/victim was located in a nearby apartment and had a stab wound to the neck. Both husband and wife were treated on scene by Santa Monica Fire Department Paramedics and transported to local hospitals for treatment. Both victim and suspect sustained non-life threatening injuries. Tihomir Tika Dukic, 41, from Santa Monica was arrested for attempted murder. Bail was set at $1 million.
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