Actor and Former Big Spring High School Student Arrested in California

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - An actor and former Big Spring High Student is behind bars in San Diego County after authorities say he critically wounded his ex-girlfriend when he stabbed her 20 times.

43-year-old Shelley Malil has been charged with attempted murder, mayhem, and burglary.

On Sunday night, deputies responded to reports of screams for help and breaking glass in San Marcos, CA.

They showed up to find a woman stabbed but no suspect at the scene.

Malil turned himself in Monday night.

Malil played one of Steve Carell's coworkers in the "40 Year Old Virgin", and has appeared in dozens of television shows, including "Scrubs" and "NYPD Blue."