Santa Barbara
56° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Santa Maria
51° F
Light Rain
Light Rain
San Luis Obispo
49° F
54° F

Man dies after being stabbed in Santa Barbara

Published On: Jun 19 2013 02:37:46 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 19 2013 08:36:12 PM CDT

Man dies after being stabbed multiple times


A man died after being stabbed multiple times around 10:49 p.m. on Tuesday.

A bystander heard people fighting and called the Santa Barbara Police Department.

Police responded to a call of a fight on the 900 block of Santa Barbara Street, in a parking lot behind a church.

A 57-year-old man was stabbed and critically injured.

He was transported to Cottage Hospital but died from his injuries.

The victim has been identified as a Santa Barbara homeless man but police are not releasing his name.

It is unknown if this stabbing is gang-related.

If you have any information, you're asked to call SBPD Crimes Against
Persons Detective Charlie Katsapis at 805-897-2344.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus