LOMPOC The Lompoc Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Saturday afternoon near North 4th Street.
At approximately 3:12 p.m. Feb. 8, police were dispatched to the area on a report of a person who suffered a stab wound and was not breathing or moving. Officers responded and located the victim, who was declared deceased at the scene, according to a department news release.
The victim’s identity was withheld pending next of kin notification. No victims had been identified as of Saturday night, police said.
An investigation is continuing. Anyone with information that would assist investigators is asked to call the Lompoc Police Department at 805-736-2341. Anonymous tips may also be submitted.