2 juveniles, 1 woman stabbed near the intersection of Third and V streets

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-28 13:23:33-04

UPDATE (10:20 a.m.): Bakersfield Police say all three victims are still in the hospital. The 10-year-old boy who suffered major injuries is still in critical condition. 

The woman and her other child are now in stable condition.

BPD confirmed that the suspect, 23-year-old Jeremy Rapolla and his mother were in an argument that led to him stabbing her and his 10 and 15-year-old brothers.


A man was arrested in connection to a stabbing in central Bakersfield Thursday night.

At about 5:30 p.m., Bakersfield police officers were called to the intersection of 3rd and V streets for a stabbing.

Officials said that two male juveniles were stabbed and one woman was stabbed.

Sgt. Gerrity with the BPD said that the two male juveniles were taken to an area hospital with moderate injuries and the woman was taken to an area hospital with moderate to major injuries. 

Rapolla was arrested for three counts of attempted murder and two counts of felony child cruelty. He is currently receiving treatment for an injury he sustained during the incident and will be later transported to the Kern County jail. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.