A man was stabbed to death after breaking into a residence in northeast Bakersfield.
According to Bakersfield Police, a man forced his way into the victim’s home around 3:40 p.m. in the 5200 block of Pla Vada Drive. Once inside, a fight broke out between the intruder and the victim.
During the fight, the victim armed himself with a knife and stabbed the intruder, according to BPD.
The intruder later died at a local hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
The identity of the deceased man will be released at a later time.
Anyone with information regarding the break-in is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are investigating after two men were found stabbed at a home on Pla Vada Drive Wednesday afternoon in northeast Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield Police Department said officers were called to the 5200 block of Pla Vada Drive at around 3:40 p.m. for a report of a female screaming.
Officers arrived and found two men with stab wounds. One of the men’s wounds were described as “major” and the other’s as “moderate.” Both men were taken to a hospital for treatment.
No suspect information was available for release, a spokesperson said.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.