Man Stable After McKinleyville Stabbing


A man was taken to the hospital in stable condition after being found Sunday morning on the front porch of a McKinleyville home with stab wounds to the neck and chest.

According to a release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the 38-year-old man told deputies he was stabbed at a campsite near the C Avenue residence where he was found.

No arrests have been made and the case remains under investigation.

Read the HCSO release below:
On Dec. 16, 2018, at about 8:23 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1800 block of C Ave. in McKinleyville for the report of a male subject with possible stab wounds.
Upon arrival, deputies located a 38-year-old male victim lying on the front porch of the residence. The victim was found to have stab wounds to his neck and chest. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
The victim told deputies that he had been assaulted at a campsite nearby. Deputies located the campsite and interviewed multiple subjects on scene.
This incident is still under investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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