Man seriously injured after being struck by ax multiple times in Oildale

Crime Watch

OILDALE, Calif. (KGET) — A man was seriously injured after being hit by an ax at least two times early this morning.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said at around 2:20 a.m., deputies were sent to the area of Norris Road and Oildale Drive after receiving reports of an assault with a deadly weapon. The deputies located a man whose upper body had been struck by an ax.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of major injuries, according to the department. There is no suspect information at this time.

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