BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead after a stabbing in Central Bakersfield on Saturday night.
On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at around 6:40 p.m., the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a possible stabbing at a residence in the 1,000 block of 33rd Street. Moments later, the BPD received a separate call from Hall Ambulance requesting emergency assistance where they were able to find the victim of the stabbing on 34th Street and San Dimas Street. The victim, 53-year-old Dwayne Lewis was taken to Kern Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
The BPD then went back to the 1,000 block of 33rd Street and spoke with 48-year-old Connie Vaughn. Police say Vaughn and Lewis were dating.
Vaughn was taken by the BPD and later booked into the Kern County Jail on charges of murder.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327 -7111.
Download our 23ABC mobile and tablet app to stay up-to-date with this story and community news.
Like 23ABC’s Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/23ABCBakersfield
Crash on Golden State Ave. & Q Street
A crash occurred Golden State Avenue and Q Street had eastbound traffic being diverted.
Rally to Improve Birth in Bakersfield
A rally to improve birth and U.S. maternity care was held today at Emerald Cove Park in Bakersfield.
Marley's Mutts offering reward for info on dog
Marley's Mutts Dog Rescue is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons…
Police investigating homicide on V Street
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in obtaining any information about a homicide that occurred early Monday morning.