Officers Investigating Stabbing Between Teens

Aug 26, 2013 8:19 AM

Officers are investigating a stabbing involving two teenagers in the City of Shasta Lake. It happened around 7:30 Saturday night when 19-year-old Gabriel Gomez-Esparza and a 17-year-old male juvenile got into a verbal argument. According to the 17-year-old, Esparza hit him in the head and chest with a skateboard, leading to the juvenile pulling out a knife and stabbing Esparza three times in the left arm and thigh. The 17-year-old then ran home and told him father. Esparza was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The juvenile was later sent to the hospital with minor injuries. If you have any information regrading the incident you are asked to call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.


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