[UPDATE 3:13 p.m.] Stabbing Victim Reported Near Ferndale
A little before 8 a.m., law enforcement received a report of a stabbing that occurred in the middle of the night, according to traffic on the scanner. The assailant or assailants were no longer at the scene of the incident.
Medical personnel responded to an address near Sub Station Road not far from Ferndale. They described finding a single victim with stab wounds and lacerations to the back and neck.
UPDATE 3:13 p.m.: The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office sent out the following press release:
On Thursday, May 4, 2017, at about 7:45 am, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a male subject had been stabbed at a residence on Waddington Road in Ferndale. The victim asked an acquaintance to call 911.
The victim sustained several, non-lethal, stab wounds to his arms and upper torso. The victim was transported by ambulance to Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna for medical treatment.
Witnesses believed the suspects in the case, two males and one female, left the area in a blue Acura. At this time, the suspects are still outstanding. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.