Man stabbed by 16-year-old enters plea in court Monday

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man charged with possession of a firearm by a felon pleaded no contest Monday.

Manuel Hernandez, 35, was released into police custody from the hospital after an incident involving a 16-year-old who was accused of stabbing him.

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Hernandez was interviewed by detectives at the Bakersfield Police Department before being booked into the Kern County Jail earlier in July for violation of domestic violence, willful cruelty to a child and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The other two charges against him were dismissed.

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