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Bakersfield police on scene of stabbing in south Bakersfield

Posted at 6:54 PM, Apr 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-15 01:01:23-04

UPDATE (April 14, 2018 10 P.M.) Police have arrested Gregory Kinion, age 40, in connection with the stabbing at Panama Lane and Colony Street.

At 6:30 P.M. officers were called out to Panama Lane and Colony Street regarding a report of a subject chasing another with a knife.

Upon arrival officers found an adult victim at the Chevron on Panama Lane suffering from an apparent stab wound to his torso. Officers also located Kinion in the 2200 block of Panama Lane.

Further investigation proved Kinion and the victim were engaged in a verbal argument when he retrieved a knife and stabbed the victim.

Kinion then chased the victim westbound on Panama Lane while continuing to try and stab the victim with the knife.

Kinion was booked into the Kern County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder.

Anyone with information in this investigation is encouraged to contact BPD at 327-7111.

The victim was transported to the hospital and treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries

The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a stabbing in south Bakersfield.

The stabbing happened near Panama Lane and Colony Street. BPD says the victim sustained moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Police say the suspect is in custody.