BPD: Man accidentally stabs friend during a fight

Man suffers from minor injuries

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is recovering after officers with the Bakersfield Police Department said he was accidentally stabbed by a friend in Central Bakersfield.

According to police, at about 11:00 p.m., a group of Hispanic and black men got into an argument near Lake and Baker Street, when one of the Hispanic men allegedly pulled out a knife.

Officers said the man tried to stab one of the black men, but the man moved out of the way.  The suspect then stabbed another Hispanic man instead.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

One man was arrested, according to police, but police are still investigating.

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