Thursday, October 25, 2018

Man Fatally Stabbed in Arcata This Morning

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 11:16 AM

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A man found severely injured near the intersection of H and Ninth streets in Arcata early this a.m. has died after being taken to Mad River Community Hospital.

Few details were immediately available, but a release from the Arcata Police Department states that the suspect is still at large. No information about the man who died has been released.

Read the full release from the APD below:
On 10/25/18 at approximately 1:40 a.m. Arcata Police Department officers were dispatched to a stabbing that had occurred in the 900 block of H Street. The male victim was located lying on the ground near the intersection of 9th and H Streets. Officers immediately began life saving efforts and summoned medical assistance.

The victim was transported to Mad River Community Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and will be released by the Humboldt County Coroner's Office.

The suspect is described as male, possibly Hispanic or Native American, average build, 5 foot 7 inches, wearing a blue t-shirt and gray hoodie.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Arcata Police Department at 822-2428.

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