Man recovering from stabbing attack in downtown Chico

The Chico Police Department is investigating a stabbing attack in downtown Chico early Sunday morning.

Posted: Apr 28, 2019 11:22 AM
Updated: Apr 29, 2019 4:20 PM

CHICO, Calif. -The Chico Police Department is investigating a stabbing attack in downtown Chico early Sunday morning.

Around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Chico police officers were called out to W. 8th Street and Hazel Street in response to what was reported as a possible shooting.

A man was found by a passing motorist near the intersection bleeding from his leg. 

Officers found a 34-year-old Chico resident was located at the scene with serious injuries. The victim had been stabbed by an attacker.

Police said the person was involved in a confrontation with several men, and at least two of them committed the assault.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 530-897-4900.

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