Four people were stabbed – one fatally – during three incidents Saturday night in Stanislaus County, the Sheriff’s Department reported.
A man stabbed multiple times in Denair, on the 3100 block of East Barnhart Road, was pronounced dead at Emanuel Medical Center. His identity has not been released.
Both a man and a woman were stabbed repeatedly in rural Modesto on the 300 block of Olivero Road. Officials say they were taken to the hospital, and their wounds are not life-threatening.
A different fight between two men in rural Modesto, near Paradise Road and Chicago Avenue, led to another stabbing. Those men reportedly had purchased beer in a nearby store, then walked around the corner before the fight began.
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Officials said witnesses pulled the men apart, then discovered one had been stabbed. The other man fled. The injured man was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening wounds.
The Sheriff’s Department is investigating all the stabbings and seeks the public’s help.