Suspect sought after man was found stabbed multiple times on Niles Street in East Bakersfield

Crime Watch

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly stabbed another man multiple times following an argument Sunday night in East Bakersfield.

Police and emergency responders were called to the 1300 block of Niles Street just before 9 p.m. and found a person outside a liquor store who was stabbed multiple times. A police spokesperson said witnesses told officers the victim and the suspect were involved in an argument before the stabbing.

The victim was hospitalized with moderate wounds and was listed as stable.

Officers also said they received a ShotSpotter report at around the same time as the stabbing. One shell casing was found in the 1200 block of Oregon Street and police are investigating how the two incidents are connected.

A description for a possible suspect or suspects was not immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

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