BPD investigates stabbing in East Bakersfield

Posted at 4:54 PM, Jun 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 10:48:59-04

UPDATE: On June 20, 2017 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Bakersfield Police Department officeres were dispatched to Kern Medical regarding a victim of a stabbing.

Officers located Ricardo Ruiz, 33, who was being treated for stab wounds. Ruiz is currently listed in critical condition.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Sporer at 326-3535.  


Bakersfield Police officers are investigating a stabbing in the 400 block of East 9th Street in East Bakersfield.

The victim was transported to Kern Medical with moderate to major injuries.

There is no suspect description at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.