ISLA VISTA, Calif. -

A man is behind bars for allegedly stabbing his neighbor in Isla Vista.

The alleged stabbing happened shortly before 3:00 a.m. Friday on the 6500 block of Del Playa Drive.

The suspect is 22-year-old Ryan Jackson, who allegedly stabbed his 26-year-old neighbor with a pocket knife. Sheriff's deputies said both got into a verbal fight that led to the stabbing.

They were taken to the local hospital. Jackson was later arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

6500 Del Playa Dr., Isla Vista, CA 93117