Victim of Last Night’s Stabbing in Eureka Won’t Identify Suspect
Press release from the Eureka Police Department:
On 09/15/15 at about 8:37 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to 6th and T Streets for the report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Callers said that the suspect was last seen running north through the greenbelt towards 5th Street and was described as a white male adult, 135 pounds, and bald.
Officers responded and searched the area with a K9 but were unable to locate the suspect. Officers found the victim, a 29 year old Eureka male, with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance with wounds that required surgery.
The victim was interviewed and said that he knew the identity of the suspect but would not provide his name. The victim said he was in an argument with the suspect prior to the assault at a camp in the greenbelt near 6th and T Streets.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4060.